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.
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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
OSHA's New Rule on Crystalline Silica Goes into Effect
David G. Sarvadi,Cressinda D. Schlag, April 14, 2016
On Friday, March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule reducing the permissible exposure limit (PEL) to respirable crystalline silica (RCS), reducing the PEL to 50 micrograms of respirable crystalline silica per cubic meter of air (µg/m3) averaged...
Updating The Biotechnology Mission For The Bioeconomy
Martha E. Marrapese, April 14, 2016
What is the bioeconomy? The February 2016 Federal Activities Report on the Bioeconomy describes it as a loose-knit, diverse group of commercial activities with their common frame of reference being the deployment of renewable resources — plants, trees and vegetation — to make useful...
A Practical Understanding of the Polymer Exemption
Thomas C. Berger,Rhys G. Daniels,Matthew B. Harney,Adrienne M. Timmel, March 30, 2016
The polymer exemption at 40 C.F.R. § 723.250 exempts qualifying polymers from the premanufacture notification requirements of section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), (40 C.F.R. § 720). To implement the exemption persons need only internally and in writing certify compliance...
Year Established: 1962