Core Values in Action

"At Freeborn, I’m highly motivated to provide the highest value service to our clients."

Tracey Holland is a paralegal with more than 15 years of experience. As a member of the Firm’s Food Industry Team, she assists attorneys with a variety of compliance, transactional and litigation-related matters including:

  • PACA Trust Litigation
  • FDA and USDA Regulatory Compliance
  • Management of FDA Inspections, Response to 483 Report of Investigations, Corrective Action Plans, Food Reconditioning Plans, Recordkeeping and Traceability Requirements
  • Food Safety Plans, Crisis Management, and Product Recalls
  • Registration of Food Facilities and Domestic Agents
  • Compliance with Good Manufacturing and Agricultural Practices
  • Supply Chain Management, Supplier/Grower Agreements, and Indemnification Agreements
  • Food Labeling and Marketing

Tracey is experienced in handling a variety of complex litigation matters involving fraud, breach of contract, civil RICO, judgment enforcement, and general practice matters involving arbitration, bankruptcy, collections, criminal, divorce, employment, family law, personal injury, traffic and workers’ compensation. 

She is knowledgeable with state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions.  Tracey has extensive experience in the detailed analysis, investigation and summarization of business and financial documents.  With a deep knowledge of databases and trial presentation software, she assists in many matters from the initial investigation to the preparation and attendance at client and expert meetings, arbitrations, mediations and trials. 

Tracey is certified in the USDA Perishable Agricultural Commodity Act (PACA) Training Program and has the following technical skills:

  • Case Map
  • Concordance
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Microsoft Word
  • Legal research using Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis
  • Lexis Smartlinx
  • Internet research
  • Medical research
  • Time Map
  • USDA PACA License research
  • Blue Book Credit Services research
  • Red Book Credit Services research
  • Import Genius research
Professional Activities: 
  • Illinois Paralegal Association
  • National Federation of Paralegal Association

Education

A.A.S., Rockford Business College, Paralegal Studies