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
FDA Seeks Comments on the Meaning of "Natural"
Melvin S. Drozen,Alissa D. Jijon,Evangelia C. Pelonis, November 20, 2015
As food industry stakeholders are well aware, the use of the term “natural” in food labeling and advertising is fraught with ambiguity and risk of challenge. FDA’s informal policy is that “natural” means nothing artificial or synthetic (including all color additives...
"Debate Over NYC Sodium Menu Labeling Gets Salty"
Laura Venker, October 26, 2015
On Sept. 9, 2015, the New York City Board of Health unanimously passed regulations making New York the first U.S. city to require restaurants to disclose to diners those menu items that contain more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium, or the equivalent of about one teaspoon of salt.
In Turnaround, California Abandons Restrictive "Made in USA" Standard
Nathan A. Cardon,Sheila A. Millar,Jean-Cyril Walker, October 12, 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed into law an amendment to the state's strictest-in-the-nation "Made in USA" law earlier this month. Previously, incorporation of any element that was foreign sourced -- even a single screw on a treadmill -- made an unqualified U.S.-origin claim...
Year Established: 1962