David Ettinger is the resident U.S. partner in Keller and Heckman's Shanghai, China office. Mr. Ettinger counsels clients on the import and export of food and food-related products to ensure compliance with regulations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Mr. Ettinger also worked in the firm's Washington, DC and Brussels offices, and is uniquely positioned to counsel foreign food and food packaging companies in the Asian market. In China, he handles compliance and enforcement matters ranging from ingredient and labeling to product detention and food recalls.
Mr. Ettinger is on the Executive Board of Mackrell International (a global network of over 90 international law firms), and is Chair of Mackrell International's North American Business Development Committee. Mr. Ettinger is Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai's Food, Agriculture & Beverage Committee and member of Keller and Heckman's Marketing Committee. He is a frequent lecturer and author on international food safety matters and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 (FDA Law).
Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Mr. Ettinger was a trademark attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Additionally, he has extensive trial experience as a former assistant district attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney's Office in New York where he prosecuted felonies and misdemeanors.
Mar 31, 2016 Partner David Ettinger to Present with U.S. Consul General and Agricultural Trade Officer in U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service Webinar
Aug 20, 2015 Keller and Heckman LLP Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016
May 20, 2015 David Ettinger and Yin Dai Present on China's Growing (Health) Food Industry
Apr 13, 2015 Keller and Heckman Establishes Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes
Apr 09, 2015 David Ettinger and Azim Chowdhury to Present at 2015 Chinese Int'l Vapor Expo & Shenzhen Int'l e-Cig Expo
Oct 30, 2014 David Ettinger and Azim Chowdhury Present at American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
Apr 14, 2014 David Ettinger Discusses China's Food Safety Regulation in Wall Street Journal Interview
Apr 27, 2016 Webinar: FSMA: A Foreign Suppliers Guide
Mar 08, 2016 Webinar: The Regulation of Consumer Products in China: Beware the Ides of March!
Feb 18, 2016 Webinar: China's GB Food Packaging Standards Unwrapped: How Will the Revisions Impact You?
Jul 15, 2015 Webinar: Doing Business in China: Opportunities and Challenges for the Food Industry
May 29, 2014 David Ettinger and Wilfred Feng to Participate in Asia Food Tech Innovation Summit Roundtable Discussion
May 29, 2014 David Ettinger to Speak at the 6th International Food and Beverage Summit
Mar 02, 2016 Beware the Ides of March: Consumer Products and the Challenges of Professional Consumers in China
Feb 05, 2016 China Food Law: Year in Review 2015 Part II
Jan 28, 2016 China Food Law: Year in Review 2015 Part 1
Jan 27, 2016 CFDA Announces Draft Regulation to Implement China's New Food Safety Law (Part II)
Dec 21, 2015 CFDA Announces Draft Regulation to Implement China's New Food Safety Law
Dec 18, 2015 China's New Food Safety Law is now in Effect
Oct 02, 2015 China's NHFPC Releases Key Food Packaging Standards
(Resident, Shanghai, China Office)