About this office:
Keller and Heckman LLP, founded in 1962, has a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, litigation, and business transactions, serving both domestic and international clients. Our firm is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving. Since 1971, we have had an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the firm's attorneys on matters of technical complexity. Many of our attorneys also have government experience and expertise in multiple areas of the law.
Keller and Heckman represents a wide spectrum of companies and trade associations servicing a range of industries, including food and food additives, plastics, pesticides, fine and industrial chemicals, drugs and medical devices, transportation, and telecommunications. The firm's practice covers the diverse regulatory areas that affect these industries, as well as business counseling and litigation issues. Our attorneys and scientists emphasize creative service to clients involved in the development of new products, services, and markets.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative Practice before Federal Departments and Agencies of Federal, State and Foreign Governments; Representation before Congress and State Legislatures; Civil and Criminal Litigation before Federal and State Courts; Trade Associations Representation; Domestic and International Business Transactions. Food and Drug, Telecommunications, Environmental, Workplace Safety and Health, Employment and Labor, Transportation, Litigation and Other Dispute Resolution, International Regulatory Affairs, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Product Safety, Advertising and Promotion, Business Counseling and Transactional, Intellectual Property, Biotechnology, Privacy and Internet, Chemical Control, Trade and Professional Association, Government Relations, Health and Safety Compliance Audit, Insurance Recovery, and Pesticides.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Taiwan Releases Draft Regulation on New and Existing Chemical Notification
Thomas C. Berger,Wilfred Feng,Chen Hu, September 23, 2014
On August 25, 2014, the Republic of China’s (Taiwan) Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) released a draft “Regulation of Chemical Substance Registration and Management” (Regulation). The Regulation was developed to implement amendments to Taiwan’s Toxic Chemical...
Senator Boxer Releases Confidential TSCA Reform Proposal
Thomas C. Berger,Herbert Estreicher,Martha E. Marrapese,Adrienne M. Timmel, September 22, 2014
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has publicly released her proposed amendments to a confidential proposal that Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Thomas Udall (D-NM) have been working on for over a year to build bipartisan support for passage of TSCA reform. Senator Boxer, who chairs the Senate...
Upcoming Deadline for TSCA "Polymer Exemption" Notification
Thomas C. Berger, January 15, 2014
An important deadline is approaching for companies that manufacture or import polymers under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) "polymer exemption". The one-time notification to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that must identify the number of polymers first...
Year Established: 1962