Joan Sylvain Baughan: Lawyer with Keller and Heckman LLP

Joan Sylvain Baughan

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Food & Drug
  • Health and Safety Compliance Audit
  • Trade and Professional Associations
  • International Regulatory Affairs
  • Nanotechnology Strategy, Regulation and Defense
University University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.S., 1984; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.S.M.T., 1985
Law SchoolCatholic University of America, J.D., 1991
Admitted1991, Massachusetts; 1994, District of Columbia

Joan Sylvain Baughan joined Keller and Heckman in 1991. She practices food and drug law, focusing on U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and comparable international regulation of food contact materials, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices.

In addition to practicing in the firm's Washington office, Ms. Baughan spent three years counseling foreign and domestic clients from the firm's Brussels, Belgium office. While there, she developed an expertise in the regulation of food packaging materials and medicinal products under European Union and Member State legislation.

Ms. Baughan has a scientific background in microbiology and medical technology. She has served as general counsel for The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.'s Food, Drug and Cosmetics Packaging Materials Committee, and represented the committee before U.S. agencies and their international counterparts. She is also frequently a speaker at International Conferences on various FDA and related regulatory topics.


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Joan Sylvain Baughan

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


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