Mayer Brown LLP

Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for International outfit which boasts a robust food and beverages practice. Notable strength in handling consumer class actions relating to labeling and false advertising claims. Additionally well equipped to advise on intellectual property, distribution and supply chain issues surrounding the food industry. Retained by an impressive range of multinational manufacturers, animal feed companies and agricultural groups.

Strengths One source notes: "They are very effective litigators and are also very good in the food regulatory space," adding: "I think they are very effective advocates."

One commentator says: "They're subject matter experts for sure," adding: "They're interested in becoming knowledgeable about the business to allow them to provide the best support and advice."

Work highlights Defended Nestlé Purina PetCare in a false advertising lawsuit relating to the packaging of pet food produced by Nestlé Purina.

Notable practitioners

Dale Giali
concentrates his practice primarily on class action litigation and is a popular choice among international corporations within the food and beverages sphere. His recent activity has included matters relating to labeling and ingredients issues. Clients say: "He has an encyclopedic knowledge of food and beverage false advertising litigation and a keen understanding of how to navigate a case."