Kathryn C. Skaggs

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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  • Food & Drug
    University University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2006; Saint Louis University, M.P.H., 2008
    Law SchoolAmerican University, Washington College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011 Order of the Coif
    Admitted2011, Virginia; District of Columbia

    Kathryn Skaggs joined Keller and Heckman in 2011. Ms. Skaggs practices in the area of food and drug law. She advises domestic and foreign clients regarding compliance of food additives and food contact materials in a host of jurisdictions including the United States, the European Union, Canada, and China. In particular, she regularly works with companies to obtain regulatory listings for food contact materials.

    Ms. Skaggs is an adjunct faculty member at American University Washington College of Law, where she co-teaches an annual seminar on international arbitration. As a faculty member, she also co-coaches the school's Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court team.

    Ms. Skaggs was the Senior Articles Editor of the American University Law Reviewand the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Health Law and Policy Brief. She received the Outstanding Graduate Award from the Washington College of Law faculty. Ms. Skaggs has a background in epidemiology and biostatistics, as well as chronic disease research.

    News, Events & Articles


    Oct 26, 2011 FDA Releases Guidance Document on Administrative Detention Under FSMA


    May 01, 2014 Food and Drug Alert
    Mar 29, 2013 FDA Publishes Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for Proposed FSMA Rules
    Feb 03, 2012 FDA Publishes Report on Transparency Initiatives for Compliance and Enforcement Data
    Nov 29, 2011 FDA Seeks First Injunction Against Dietary Supplement Companies
    Nov 18, 2011 FDA Issues Final Rule on Declaration of Color Additives in Animal Feed and Pet Food
    Oct 25, 2011 Uniform Front-of-Package Symbol Containing Information on Calories, Solid Fats, Sodium, and Added Sugars Recommended for All Foods
    Oct 06, 2011 FDA Releases Draft of Foods and Veterinary Medicine Program Strategic Plan for 2012-2016

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    Kathryn C. Skaggs

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


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