Sarah Everhart is a Visiting Assistant Professor and Managing Director of the Agriculture Law Education Initiative at Carey Law. Professor Everhart also teaches in the areas of environmental law, specifically, food, farming and sustainability, land use and sustainable development, and animal law. She received her J.D. from Pace University School of Law School in 2005 and graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Washington College in 2002.
Professor Everhart has published peer-reviewed articles relating to state and federal agricultural and environmental law frameworks. Her current work explores the legal treatment of emerging alternative agricultural systems.
Through the Agriculture Law Education Initiative, she provides educational resources, presentations and trainings to Maryland’s agricultural community. Professor Everhart serves on the Agricultural Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and previously served as Chair of the Section.
Prior to academia, Professor Everhart practiced complex civil litigation for nine years. She is also a trained mediator.
- U-Pick- Are Agritourism Workers Exempt from the Wage and Hour Protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act? 17 U. Md. L. J. Race, Religion, Gender & Class 29 (2017).
- Sow the Seeds of Sound Advice for Farmer Clients, Maryland Bar Bulletin, March 15, 2019, at 10.
- The Oyster vs. the View: Legal Attempts to Hinder Maryland’s Shellfish Aquaculture Industry, Am. Bar Ass’n, 35 Nat. Res. & Env’t, Spring 2021 at 19 (with Danielle Naundorf).
- Agricultural Conservation Programs: Building Blocks for a Cleaner Bay and Carbon Banking, Maryland Bar Journal, Spring 2021 at 134 (with Scott Yager and Margaret Todd).