USA USA - Nationwide Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation
- Angel A Garganta Venable LLP
- David T. Biderman Perkins Coie LLP
- Devon Hill Keller and Heckman LLP
- James Neale McGuireWoods LLP
- Jeannie Perron Covington & Burling LLP
- Jessica P. O’Connell Covington & Burling LLP
- Joanne M Gray Goodwin
- Justin Prochnow Greenberg Traurig, LLP
- Robert G. Hibbert Wiley
- Stefanie Fogel DLA Piper LLP (US)
- Ann M Begley Wiley
- Ashish Talati Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
- Brian Waldman ArentFox Schiff LLP
- Charles M English Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
- Christopher Van Gundy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
- Claudia A Lewis Venable LLP
- Cori Goldberg Reed Smith LLP
- Diane McEnroe Sidley Austin LLP
- Evangelia Pelonis Keller and Heckman LLP
- Ivan Wasserman Amin Talati Wasserman LLP
- Karen Carr ArentFox Schiff LLP
- Keri Borders King & Spalding LLP
- Richard Mann Keller and Heckman LLP
- Trent Taylor McGuireWoods LLP
1Covington & Burling LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 1 |Covington & Burling fields a multitalented team in the food space with an accomplished reputation for complex litigation and regulatory matters. Routinely called upon to represent businesses and trade associations in all aspects of work, including FDA regulations, advertising and dietary supplements. An impressive bench includes former members of the FDA and FTC and attorneys experienced in complementary areas such as pet food and drug law. 1Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 1 |The Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath team has a breadth of experience in regulatory and litigation matters concerning food, foodborne illnesses, recalls and safety compliance. Offers comprehensive guidance to high-profile clients on risk management and enforcement actions. Able to draw on significant expertise in agricultural law matters when advising clients, including organic food companies and trade associations. Fully equipped to handle enquiries on FDA and FSMA regulations. Able to advise growing e-commerce food companies on a variety of regulatory issues. 1Hogan Lovells US LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 1 |Hogan Lovells has a deep bench of practitioners with experience in a wide array of food and beverage issues. Impressive work in complex cases including class actions and sophisticated FDA disputes. Earns high praise for its proficiency in regulatory and compliance matters and is regularly called upon for legislative and policy advice. An enviable roster of clients includes international and US-based trade associations and market-leading food manufacturing companies. Regularly called on to advise clients on both their internal governance and the effects of new regulations on their businesses. 1Keller and Heckman LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 1 |Keller and Heckman is at the forefront of food and supplement regulatory matters. Work includes advising on recalls, advertising and animal feed issues. Highly regarded for its representation of companies with complex scientific issues including toxicological assessments and GMO ingredients. Fields additional expertise in handling food packaging issues, regularly providing educational seminars to domestic and European clients. Clients include those in the food and beverage, retail and pharmaceutical and life science industries. Frequently handles the full spectrum of issues associated with newly developed food ingredients. 1King & Spalding LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 1 |King & Spalding is sought for its in-depth expertise in FDA regulatory matters at state, federal and international level, including advisory work for clients regarding compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act. Demonstrates notable proficiency in a variety of specialized technical matters including biotechnology issues, food contaminants and ingredient safety. Significant experience in representing national and international manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. Regularly handles food compliance issues associated with significant deals and foodborne illness cases.
2Alston & Bird LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Alston & Bird has a growing practice with a deep knowledge of the food and beverages space. Particularly adept at handling complex contentious matters such as consumer class actions arising out of labeling and advertising disputes. Offers additional strength in regulatory compliance with the FDA and in connection with the FSMA. Adroitly advises on issues relating to food safety, inspections and supply chain matters. 2GoodwinFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Goodwin has notable capabilities in food-related litigation including contentious advertising matters and class actions. Noted for its prowess in new food technologies and the healthy living sector and for providing regulatory advice to clients regarding the use of novel ingredients, functional foods and genetic engineering. Able to advise clients on domestic and international regulatory matters. 2Jenner & Block LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 2 |Jenner & Block has a well-regarded team with an established reputation for its disputes capabilities. Strong capacity to effectively handle commercial litigation, consumer class actions and government investigations on behalf of prominent multinationals from the food and beverage sphere. Skillfully handles both international and domestic issues.
- Hyman Phelps & McNamaraFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 2
3Amin Talati Wasserman LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Amin Talati has a well-regarded food and beverage group held in particularly high regard for its extensive knowledge of dietary and nutritional supplements. Multidisciplinary team has substantial experience of advising on labeling and IP issues, as well as compliance with FDA and USDA regulation. Brings considerable strength to consumer class action proceedings and is well equipped to represent clients from the health food and wellness industries. 3ArentFox Schiff LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |ArentFox boasts a highly respected team that stands out for its expertise in food and agriculture matters. Well equipped to advise on FDA regulatory compliance. Offers additional strength in product development, labeling and food safety issues. Handles matters for a diverse range of clients including dietary supplement manufacturers, fast food chains and animal feed organizations. 3Arnold & PorterFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Arnold & Porter boasts a strong team with experience handling an impressive range of contentious and regulatory proceedings with the food, beverages and dietary supplements sphere. Advises on labeling issues, advertising claims and a range of consumer class actions. Sought out by a client base which incorporates manufacturers, suppliers and trade associations for representation before the FDA and FTC. Adeptly advises on emerging scientific issues, at both a state and federal level. Boasts a particularly strong track record of advising on matters relating to California's Proposition 65. 3Davis Wright Tremaine LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Davis Wright Tremaine has a well-respected practice with extensive experience of handling both litigation and regulatory matters in the food and beverage space. Fields an strong group of practitioners with extensive experience of advising on a range of disputes, including those arising from foodborne illness and mislabeling claims. Routinely called upon to provide counsel on compliance with FDA and USDA regulations, notably in light of large transactions. Broad client list includes processors, manufacturers and retailers. 3DLA Piper LLP (US)Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |DLA Piper is a global firm that is highly regarded for its food and beverage practice. Handles a broad spectrum of regulatory matters, representing clients before the FDA, FTC and USDA. Offers considerable strength in contentious proceedings, and demonstrates a clear track record of advising clients on class actions, notably those relating to labeling and advertising claims. Draws on the extensive resources of its full-service model and international network to assist with a range of cross-border mandates. 3Greenberg Traurig, LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |The Greenberg Traurig team is regarded for its ability to handle regulatory and compliance matters. The group is regularly called upon for legislative and policy advice. The team provides counsel to clients on both internal governance and the effects of new regulations, in addition to launching new food and beverage products. 3Mayer Brown LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Mayer Brown is an 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. 3McGuireWoods LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |McGuireWoods offers a breadth of services to clients, covering food and beverage corporate advice, litigation representation and regulatory counsel. Also represents high-profile clients in the industry on food safety matters and noted for its expertise in labeling litigation. Regularly works with private equity firms on due diligence matters relating to their investments in the food and beverage sector. 3Perkins Coie LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Perkins Coie has a respected team of practitioners with a strong track record of advising clients on regulations under the FDA. Notable experience of handling complex class action litigation issues, including advertising and labeling disputes and claims under the FDCA. Called upon to advise on matters related to current market trends, such as genetically modified organisms. 3Venable LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Venable has an experienced team with members who can draw on intellectual property expertise and previous experience within the FDA. Regularly called upon to defend clients in class actions arising out of packaging, labeling and false advertising claims. Offers particularly astute advice on matters relating to the Lanham Act. A popular choice with companies from the dietary supplements sector, as well as food and drink manufacturers. 3Williams & Connolly LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 3 |Williams & Connolly has a distinguished practice in the food and beverage market with notable strength in litigation issues arising out of packaging, marketing and mislabeling claims. Clients include pet food producers, beverage manufacturers and food organizations. Notable experience of advising clients on investigations and enforcement actions.
4Morrison FoersterFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Morrison Foerster boasts a strong practice which is held in high regard for its ability to handle both litigation and regulatory matters. The group advises clients on cutting-edge topics within the food and beverage space, such as natural and plant-based alternative issues. The team demonstrates strength in handling advertising litigation, as well as Proposition 65 disputes, although providing FDA regulatory counsel is also a particular strength. 4Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLPFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 4 |The Shook, Hardy & Bacon team is respected for its representation of companies in the food and agribusiness space, including manufacturers and distributors of feed additives and animal food. The group counsels clients in a range of issues, including product labeling, marketing, product safety and regulatory compliance. It is also active on a range of food & beverage-related litigation. 4WileyFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 4 |Wiley is a Washington-based firm that is recognized as a notable force in the food and beverage regulatory space. Its broad regulatory expertise spans food safety and recalls, labeling and marketing issues, as well as advising on novel ingredients. It is also equipped to advise on food and beverage regulatory issues in the context of M&A transactions.
- Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PCFood & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation2023 | Band 4