Alissa D. Jijon

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Food Recall Insurance Coverage
  • Food & Drug
University Yale University, B.A., Psychology, magna cum laude with Distinction, 2005
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2008
Admitted2008, Virginia; 2009, District of Columbia

Alissa Jijon joined Keller and Heckman in 2012. She practices in the area of food and drug law. Ms. Jijon advises food, dietary supplement, medical device, consumer product, and pharmaceutical clients regarding compliance with U.S. state and federal regulations, as well as international requirements.

Ms. Jijon has counseled clients on the applicability of laws and regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Her practice includes providing strategic legislative and policy advice to trade associations and corporations. Ms. Jijon also has experience with advertising and labeling requirements for food and drugs, recalls and crisis management matters, pharmaceutical litigation, and regulatory issues related to the safety of children's products.


•Jul 24, 2015 FDA Announces Supplemental Proposal to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
•Jun 16, 2015 FDA Announces Final Determination that Partially Hydrogenated Oils are Not GRAS
•Mar 30, 2015 FDA Announces Plan to Streamline Animal Food Regulation
•Jul 07, 2014 Food and Drug Alert: Public Meeting on Proposed Rules to Change Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Sizes
•May 01, 2014 Food and Drug Alert
•Mar 26, 2014 FSMA Update: FDA Seeks Input on Reportable Food Registry Requirements
•Jan 02, 2014 A Brief History and Overview of Country of Origin Labeling Requirements


•Oct 20, 2015 FSMA Fundamentals: A Guide to the Final Rules Implementing HARPC Provisions for Human and Animal Food Webinar
•Apr 29, 2015 Webinar: Made in the USA Claims: A Marketer's Guide
•May 28, 2014 Mel Drozen and Alissa Jijon to Present at the American Peanut Shellers Associations Supply Chain Educational Program


Documents by this lawyer on

Subscribe to this feed

FDA Seeks Comments on the Meaning of "Natural"
Melvin S. Drozen,Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis, November 20, 2015
As food industry stakeholders are well aware, the use of the term “natural” in food labeling and advertising is fraught with ambiguity and risk of challenge. FDA’s informal policy is that “natural” means nothing artificial or synthetic (including all color additives...

FDA Announces Supplemental Proposal to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis,Frederick A. Stearns, August 11, 2015
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a proposal that supplements the March 3, 2014 proposed rule that would revise the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label requirements. The supplement would require inclusion of the percent daily value (% DV) for added...

FDA Extends Compliance Date for Menu Labeling Rule to December 1, 2016
Melvin S. Drozen,Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis, July 15, 2015
On December 1, 2014, FDA published a final rule to implement the menu labeling provisions added to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) by the Affordable Care Act.[1] Under the new requirements, restaurants or similar retail food establishments (in chains of 20 or more locations...

Profile Visibility
#3,118 in weekly profile views out of 58,027 lawyers in Washington, District of Columbia
#110,987 in weekly profile views out of 1,739,582 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Alissa D. Jijon

Suite 500 West, 1001 G Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now