George G. Misko: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

George G. Misko

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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  • Environmental
  • Food & Drug
  • Pesticides
  • Trade and Professional Associations
University Catholic University of America, B.A., magna cum laude, 1977
Law SchoolCatholic University of America, J.D., 1980
Admitted1980, District of Columbia; 1982, Maryland

George Misko joined Keller and Heckman in 1989. He is one of the Firm's Food and Drug Practice Group leaders. Mr. Misko's practice focuses on food and drug matters and environmental concerns, including pesticide regulation, right-to-know laws, and toxic substance control regulations. He has extensive experience counseling clients on regulatory requirements relating to chemical substances, plastics and food products in the U.S. and other jurisdictions, including Canada, the European Union, Latin America, and the Pacific Rim. He also represents trade associations, including acting as legal counsel to the Global Silicones Council.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Mr. Misko was Senior Regulatory Counsel for the Chemical Specialty Manufacturers Association (now known as the Consumer Specialty Products Association), where he provided counsel on a broad range of environmental and health and safety issues. Mr. Misko also is an experienced civil trial and appellate litigator, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nicholas S. Nunzio, Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Mr. Misko is a frequent contributor to trade publications, including Food Safetymagazine, Food Chemical News, and Flexible Packagingmagazine. He has also spoken at numerous conferences on food packaging regulations, and acts as the firm's editor for

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Feb 27, 2014 Make Sure Alternative Wine Packaging Complies with Federal Requirements
Oct 24, 2013 George Misko Authors Article on Recycled Food Packaging Materials in Food Safety Magazine
Mar 22, 2012 George Misko and Cynthia Lieberman Co-Author Article in FDLI's Update Magazine
Mar 04, 2011 Keller and Heckman Attorneys Provide Update on Nanomaterial Regulations in FCN Article
Feb 01, 2010 Partner George Misko Quoted in FCN Article on BPA


Nov 05, 2014 George Misko to Speak at 2014 Flex Pack Tech Tour
May 13, 2014 George Misko to Present at 2014 Global Food Contact Conference
May 06, 2014 TSCA & FDA Seminar - Indianapolis, IN
Mar 14, 2012 Registration is Closed : 14-15 March 2012 - Keller and Heckman LLP's Food Packaging Law Seminar, Brussels, Belgium
Mar 05, 2012 2012 GlobalChem Conference and Expo
Mar 21, 2011 2011 Globalchem Conference and Expo
Jun 23, 2009 Keller and Heckman attorneys and scientists to speak at Pira's Global Food Contact Legislation 2009 Conference


Sep 08, 2014 Canada Proposes Changes to Nutrition Information on Food Labels
Jul 15, 2014 New Vermont GMO Labeling Law Fuels Debate
Jun 05, 2014 The Regulation of Antimicrobials in Food Packaging
Jun 04, 2014 California Proposes More Detailed Prop 65 Warnings
May 09, 2014 Proposed Nutrition Facts Label Changes Reflect New Scientific Understandings
May 01, 2014 FDA Package Design Cues: Beverage...Or Dietary Supplement
Feb 27, 2014 Make Sure Alternative Wine Packaging Complies with Federal Requirements


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George G. Misko

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


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