Kathryn C. Skaggs

Kathryn C. Skaggs: Attorney with Keller and Heckman LLP
  • Associate at Keller and Heckman LLP
  • Suite 500 West, 1001 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001
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Kathryn 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.


•Aug 31, 2018 Associates Daniel Rubenstein and Kathryn Skaggs to Host FDLI’s New to Food and Drug Law Event Emerging Issues and Hot Topics in Food Packaging
•Oct 26, 2016 Katie Skaggs to Lend Expertise at the NAPIM/NIRI 2016 Fall Technical Conference
•Oct 26, 2016 Catherine Nielsen Will Present Food Packaging: EU versus US Regulatory Comparison
•Sep 01, 2016 Azim Chowdhury Co-Authors FDLI’s Guide Tobacco and Nicotine Delivery: Regulation and Compliance
•Jun 16, 2016 Associates Daniel Rubenstein and Kathryn Skaggs to Host FDLI’s New to Food and Drug Law Event Emerging Issues and Hot Topics in Food Packaging
•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


•Jan 09, 2019 Update: Food Packaging Regulations in Latin America
•Jun 15, 2017 Food Packaging Regulations in Australia and New Zealand
•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

Areas of Practice (3)

  • California's Proposition 65
  • Food & Drug
  • Tobacco and E-Vapor

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.434.4247  Phone
202.434.4646  Fax
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2006; Saint Louis University, M.P.H., 2008
Law School Attended:
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011, Virginia; District of Columbia


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