(PRWEB) November 01, 2016
Justin Prochnow, co-lead of the Food & Beverage Group and a shareholder in the Health & FDA Business Group of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at the ACI Food Law and Regulation Boot Camp held at the InterContinental in Chicago Nov. 15-16. Prochnow will speak on “FDA and USDA Food Safety Regulations 101: Preventing Adulteration and Contamination,” at 3 p.m. on November 15. Prochnow will also co-present at the post-conference workshop entitled, “Food Legal and Regulatory Essentials 2.0: The Natural, Unnatural, Genetically Modified and Gluten-Free” on November 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The conference is designed to provide in-house counsel, executives, and private practice lawyers working for the food industry with essential regulatory knowledge critical to their current responsibilities and future advancement.
Prochnow focuses his practice on assisting companies with regulatory, business, and legal needs in the beverage, food, dietary supplement, cosmetic, medical device, and OTC industries. He works closely with companies to ensure regulatory compliance with statutes and regulations enforced by the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, and other regulatory agencies, including the review of product labels, labeling, advertising, websites, and other marketing materials. Prochnow assists companies with responding to governmental and regulatory actions, including FDA inspections and warning letters, FTC Civil Investigative Demands, and ASRC and NAD cases. Prochnow prepares and reviews business documents for industry members, including consulting, manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements. He and his team also defend industry companies from both governmental agencies and civil litigators in litigation ranging from breach of contract cases to the growing number of class actions alleging false and misleading advertising.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Food & Beverage Group
Named a Law360 2016 “Food & Beverage Group of the Year,” Greenberg Traurig’s Food & Beverage Group represents a multidisciplinary practice in which members leverage deep experience in the industry to advise clients on transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters. Our team serves the food, beverage, supplement, agribusiness, and agtech industries. Transactional areas range from product development and distribution, to M&A deals and commercial contracts, patent and trademark issues, as well as import and export agreements. Clients regularly turn to Greenberg Traurig to lead them through bet-the-product and bet-the-company litigation, including claims involving false advertising, consumer protection violations or class actions, and intellectual property disputes. The team also assists clients with advice on compliance for product labeling, safety, recalls, and advertising and marketing reviews.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Health & FDA Business Group
Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary Health & FDA Business Group provides strategic counsel to a diverse group of companies and other organizations, helping them to respond proactively to the rapidly changing healthcare marketplace. The group combines dedicated experience in health care regulatory compliance and operational matters with the firm’s capabilities in corporate & securities, finance, tax, antitrust, ERISA, commercial and governmental litigation, restructuring, intellectual property and biotechnology, in order to provide a wide range of legal services.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, second largest in the U.S. on the 2016 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.