Bridget’s practice focuses on commercial, product liability and toxic tort litigation, as well as regulatory counseling. In her litigation practice, she defends clients in the agriculture, energy and health care industries in both state and federal courts nationwide. Her experience includes all key phases of litigation: initial case assessment and negotiation, written and deposition discovery, expert witness preparation, dispositive motion practice and trial preparation.
As part of her regulatory practice, Bridget advises clients on compliance, enforcement, and policy issues involving EPA, FDA and USDA matters. She positions clients to remain competitive in the marketplace while responsibly complying with regulatory requirements, preserving brand image and maintaining consumer goodwill.
Before joining the firm, Bridget served in chambers for the Hon. Stephen R. Bough of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, where she honed her research and writing skills and learned to craft effective arguments. Outside of the courtroom, her corporate and agribusiness internships at Ernst & Young LLP, Archer Daniels Midland and Bayer CropScience inform a unique perspective into her clients’ needs and provide her valuable business acumen.
Growing up on Halbur Farms in Iowa, Bridget helped manage the annual production of 55,000 hogs until the sale of the system to focus on diversified grain production. She uses her background to apply a practical and cost-effective approach to her legal work.
Lindsey Heinz and Bridget Halbur, Cleaning Product Right to Know Act Appears to be Moving Forward, Daily Journal, July 17, 2017.