George G. Misko: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

George G. Misko

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.434.4170

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Practice Areas

  • California's Proposition 65
  • Environmental
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • Food & Drug
  • Pesticides
 
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
 
Biography

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 Safety magazine and Packaging Digest magazine. He also speaks at numerous conferences on food packaging regulations, and acts as the firm's editor for Packaginglaw.com.

Articles

•Jan 05, 2016 FDA Denies Petition for GMO Labeling
•Oct 20, 2015 FDA's Multiple Conditions of Use
•Jun 18, 2015 EPA Studies Food Packaging with Nanoscale Antimicrobials
•Jun 12, 2015 FDA Regulation of Adhesives in Food Packaging
•Apr 07, 2015 U.S. Beer Label Formats Determined By Product's Ingredients
•Jan 09, 2015 FDA Agrees to Finalize the GRAS Notification Process
•Dec 15, 2014 FTC Continues to Challenge Claims for Biodegradable Plastics

Events

•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

News

•Sep 23, 2015 Keller and Heckman Attorneys and Scientist Speak at International Food Contact Compliance Conference
•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

 
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George G. Misko

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




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