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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1973
    • B.A., University of Virginia, 1970
Stuart Pape helps clients understand and face challenges presented by regulations imposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and similar health and safety regulatory bodies worldwide. He currently serves as chair of the firm's FDA Law practice, and focuses on:
  • Assisting clients in obtaining approval of new food ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices
  • Advising on labeling and advertising of regulated products and claims substantiation 
  • Assisting in enforcement proceedings initiated by regulatory bodies
  • Helping clients develop sound strategies in the face of challenges from NGOs.
  • Lobbying in connection with legislative consideration of statutory changes to the laws governing FDA regulated products
Regularly appearing before the FDA, USDA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Federal Trade Commission, numerous other federal and state regulatory bodies, and the Congress of the United States, Stuart serves clients across the U.S. and around the world in many capacities. Previously, he served in various positions in the Office of the Chief of Counsel at the FDA, including as associate chief counsel for food. He also served as executive assistant to FDA Commissioner Donald Kennedy.
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