Last month the National Agricultural Law Center welcomed Sarah Catherine Copper on board as a full time Staff Attorney.

Sarah Catherine hails from eastern Tennessee, and obtained a degree in food science from Auburn University. She then attended the University of Arkansas School of law where she graduated with a Juris Doctor in May of 2020.

During her time in law school, Sarah Catherine worked as a clerk at The Law Group of Northwest Arkansas where she assisted on projects relating to various food safety and regulatory issues in the poultry industry. She also completed an externship with Tyson Foods’ law department, where she helped research international pet food regulations, food safety in the poultry industry and other projects.

Sarah Catherine is currently working towards her Master of Laws in Food and Agricultural Law at the University of Arkansas. At the Center, her primary areas of research are food safety and labeling.

Welcome to the team, Sarah Catherine!