Leslie T. Krasny

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  • Senior Counsel at Keller and Heckman LLP (105 Attorneys)
  • One Embarcadero Center, Suite 2110, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Leslie Krasny has focused her remarkable 30-year career within the food and drug industry with particular emphasis on issues relating to food safety, food labeling and claims, ingredient evaluations, GRAS/food additive/color additive submissions, and California’s Proposition 65. She joined Keller and Heckman as a partner in 2001, opening the firm’s San Francisco office and leading that office through 2018. Beginning in 2019, Ms. Krasny assumed the role of senior counsel, in which she will continue to provide high level strategic advice on the broad range of issues on which she is a recognized expert.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Ms. Krasny was Vice President and General Counsel of Dole Packaged Foods Company and also specialized in food and drug law in private practice. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Food and Drug Law Institute, serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Food Processing magazine, and is a frequent speaker and writer on food law topics.


•Aug 16, 2018 Keller and Heckman LLP Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2019
•Jun 06, 2018 Keller and Heckman LLP’s Food and Drug Practice Receives Top Ranking as Chambers USA Band 1 Firm
•May 16, 2018 Leslie Krasny Will Present Using Risk of Harm to Consumers as a Sword: A Focus on Imported Goods That Violate FDA Regulations or the FD&C Act
•May 03, 2018 Leslie Krasny Will Present Current Nutrition Facts Labeling Challenges
•Apr 27, 2018 Leslie Krasny and Bob Niemann to Participate in Panel Discussion on Bay Area Food and Beverage Industries
•Apr 19, 2018 Leslie Krasny to Present Hide and Seek: Counseling Innovative Start-ups and Foods
•Apr 12, 2018 Leslie Krasny to Present The Interplay of Science and Regulations in Modern Food Contaminant Analysis


•Dec 10, 2018 The Romaine Health Advisory: Scope And Implications

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Biotechnology
  • California's Proposition 65
  • Food & Drug
  • Food Recall Insurance Coverage
  • Government Relations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trade and Professional Associations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415.948.2810  Phone
415.948.2808  Fax
University Attended:
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 1969; San Francisco State University, M.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982, California


•American Bar Association


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