Greenberg Traurig to Sponsor and David Callet to Speak at American Apparel and Footwear Association’s Product Safety Seminar East

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP will sponsor and shareholder David P. Callet will speak at American Apparel and Footwear Association’s (AAFA) Product Safety Seminar East - What's in Your Closet? event taking place on May 28, 2015 in New York, NY.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP will sponsor and shareholder David P. Callet will speak at American Apparel and Footwear Association’s (AAFA) Product Safety Seminar East - What's in Your Closet? event taking place on May 28, 2015 in New York, NY.

Callet will speak on a 3:30 p.m. panel entitled “Responding To Regulatory Demands: What To Do/ What Not To Do.” The session will address how in an ever-changing regulatory landscape, brands and retailers must be prepared to meet compliance requirements and will offer best practices in responding to regulatory demands.

Callet provides broad client representation on all aspects of consumer product safety compliance, including guiding clients on how to create and implement product safety compliance programs that reduce product recalls, limit products liability litigation, and help protect their valuable brands from adverse publicity associated with non-compliance with product safety requirements. He regularly represents clients in matters involving the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and counsels clients on product safety labeling and warnings. Callet frequently speaks and writes on all aspects of product safety, including compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and California’s Prop 65. He is currently serving as Vice Chair of the ABA Consumer Products Regulatory Committee.

According to AAFA, it represents more than 1,000 world famous name brands, and is the public policy and political voice of the apparel and footwear industry, its management and shareholders, its four million U.S. workers, and its contribution of $361 billion in annual U.S. retail sales. AAFA enables a collaborative forum to promote best practices and innovation and the continued success and growth of the apparel and footwear industry, its suppliers, and its customers.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Practice

The Products Liability & Mass Torts Litigation Practice is an integral part of the firm’s 600-plus member national Litigation Practice. The team is nationally recognized for its dynamic courtroom presence, responsiveness to clients and deep subject matter knowledge. Recent recognitions include national rankings for 2014 “Products Liability & Mass Torts” from Chambers USA Guide; national rankings for 2014 “Practice Liability & Mass Torts Defense” from The Legal 500 United States; and a first-tier national ranking for "Litigation – Mass Tort Litigation and Class Actions – Defendants" from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2015 Best Law Firms. In addition, Greenberg Traurig is recognized as a "Product Liability Litigation Standout" in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2015 published by BTI Consulting Group.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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