Federal, state and international laws and regulations governing the design, development and marketing of food products, drugs and medical devices are complex and constantly evolving. Hunton & Williams' Food and Drug practice, which consists of several attorneys formerly with the FDA's Office of the Chief Counsel, including a former FDA Chief Counsel, regularly represents clients before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). We provide counsel in a wide range of areas, including:
- Counseling clients regarding the regulation of prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) drug products, biologics, medical devices, combination products, human food and dietary supplements, animal drugs and feed, cosmetics and tobacco products.
- Advising clients on laws and regulations related to the marketing of FDA-regulated products, including First Amendment and product liability considerations.
- Assisting clients in obtaining FDA approval of new products or line extensions of currently approved products.
Our attorneys stay abreast of the latest regulatory developments and other news affecting the industry. Members of our team regularly write for ContractPharma magazine on developments and hot topics from the Food and Drug Administration, in the FDA Watch column. Many of our attorneys have scientific backgrounds or significant industry experience, thus offering a multidisciplinary approach to the regulatory challenges facing our clients.