Ellen Essman, J.D.

Ellen Essman, J.D.
Sr. Research Associate, Agricultural & Resource Law Program
Agricultural law, environmental law

Ellen Essman is a 2014 graduate of Drake University Law School, where she received a Juris Doctor with a certificate in Food and Agricultural Law.  She is also a 2011 graduate of The Ohio State University, having earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Scienc e with a minor in Natural Resources Management.  Ellen grew up on a farm in Pickaway County, Ohio and was very involved in 4-H and FFA as a student at Westfall Local Schools.  Ellen's areas of concentration include nutrient management laws, local food regulations, environmental law and policy and transportation laws for agriculture.