Kathryn C. Skaggs

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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  • California's Proposition 65
  • Tobacco and Electronic Cigarettes
  • 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 Review and 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.


•Sep 25, 2015 Keller and Heckman Summary of Final Rule on CGMPs and HARPC for Food for Animals
•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 30, 2015 Keller and Heckman Attorneys Participate in Tobacco Merchants Association Seminar
•May 18, 2015 Kathryn Skaggs Presents at the Tobacco Merchants Association 100th Annual Meeting and Conference
•Oct 26, 2011 FDA Releases Guidance Document on Administrative Detention Under FSMA

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Kathryn C. Skaggs

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


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