Membership Benefits

Membership

FDLI has both corporate and individual members. Our diverse membership of more than 700 corporate and individual members is made up of professionals with interests in food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices and tobacco. Our members interact regularly by participating in our more than 30 conferences, writing for our wide-array of publications and engaging in our committees.

FDLI membership is an investment in your company, your colleagues, yourself and the entire food and drug law community. FDLI is the trusted source for food and drug law education.

Learn more about our membership categories below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at MembDept@fdli.org 202-222-0891


Membership Categories

  • Manufacturers
  • Sole Practitioner Attorney or Consultant
  • Contract Manufacturers, Outsourcing Facilities, Suppliers & Distributors
  • Academics
  • Law Firms - Download Brochure 
  • Government Employees
  • Service Organizations
  • Students
  • Associations, Policy Institutions & Public Interest Groups
  • Emeritus

  • Manufacturers (up to 250 contacts per company)
    Manufacturer dues are based on the company's previous fiscal year's sales, defined as sales resulting from the manufacture of FDA- or USDA- regulated products. 

    Annual dues and tax deductible amounts | Join Now

    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications
    • One subscription to the Food and Drug Law Journal (a $299 value, published quarterly) 
    • One seat at Annual Conference (for companies with more than $1 billion in sales, a $1000 value)
    • One 50% discounted seat at Annual Conference (for companies with sales less than $1 billion, a $500 value)
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly
    • Update magazine subscription for all company contacts (print and online)
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees
    • Listing in FDLI's online Membership Directory
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
    • Invitations to members-only events
    • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings

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    Contract Manufacturers, Outsourcing Facilities, Suppliers & Distributors (up to 20 contacts per company)
    Dues are based on the company's previous fiscal year's sales of FDA- or USDA-regulated products. 


    Annual dues and tax deductible amounts
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    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications
    • One subscription to the Food and Drug Law Journal (a $299 value, published quarterly)
    • One seat at Annual Conference (for companies with more than $1 billion in sales, a $1000 value)
    • One 50% discounted seat at Annual Conference (for companies with sales less than $1 billion, a $500 value)
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly
    • Update magazine subscription for all company contacts (print and online)
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees
    • Listing in FDLI's online Membership Directory
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
    • Invitations to members-only events
    • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings

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    Law Firms (unlimited contacts) -Learn more about the benefits of membership.
    Annual Dues: $5,000 ($2,767 is tax deductible) | Join Now

    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications
    • One subscription to the Food and Drug Law Journal (a $299 value, published quarterly)
    • One seat at Annual Conference (a $1000 value)
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly
    • Update magazine subscription for all company contacts (print and online)
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees
    • Listing in FDLI's online Membership Directory
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
    • Save 20% on Update magazine advertising
    • Opportunity to submit policy papers and special reports for publication and archiving where appropriate on FDLI website
    • Opportunity to sponsor a members-only event or members-only conference call
    • Unlimited listings in the FDLI Professional Services Directory
    • Invitations to members-only events
    • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings

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    Service Organizations
    Service Organizations include consulting firms, pharmacies, contract research organizations, academic research organizations, academic health centers, professional service groups, marketing and public relations firms, or any other business providing professional services to regulated industry. 

    Annual Dues: $2,500 ($1,267 is tax deductible) | Join Now 

    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications
    • One subscription to the Food and Drug Law Journal (a $299 value, published quarterly)
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly
    • Update magazine subscription for all company contacts (print and online)
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees
    • Listing in FDLI's online Membership Directory
    • Opportunity to post events on 'Other Food and Drug Law Conferences' web page
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
    • Save 20% on Update magazine advertising
    • Opportunity to submit policy papers and special reports for publication and archiving where appropriate on FDLI website
    • Opportunity to sponsor a members-only event or members-only conference call
    • Unlimited listings in the FDLI Professional Services Directory
    • Invitations to members-only events
    • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings

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    Associations, Policy Institutions & Public Interest Groups (up to 20 contacts per organization)
    Associations, policy institutions (think tanks) and public interest groups whose interest and/or constituency includes anything related to the regulation of food, medical products, dietary supplements, cosmetics, tobacco. 

    Annual Dues: $750 | Join Now 

    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications
    • One subscription to the Food and Drug Law Journal (a $299 value, published quarterly)
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly
    • Update magazine subscription for 20 company contacts (print), Unlimited online subscriptions
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees
    • Listing in FDLI's online Membership Directory
    • Opportunity to post events on 'Other Food and Drug Law Conferences' web page
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
    • Save 20% on Update magazine advertising
    • Opportunity to submit policy papers and special reports for publication and archiving where appropriate on FDLI website
    • Opportunity to sponsor a members-only event or members-only conference call
    • Invitations to members-only events
    • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings

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    Sole Practitioner Attorney or Consultant
    Self-employed individuals providing legal or consulting services to professionals in the field of food and drug law. An individual who is a full-time employee of an entity that is eligible for FDLI membership as a Law Firm or Professional Service Organization may become an FDLI member as a sole practitioner provided that the individual is the only member of the organization engaged in the field of food and drug law.

    Annual Dues: $500 | Join Now

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    Academics 
    Full-time faculty members at institutions of higher education, who teach, conduct research or publish in the field of food and drug law. Adjunct faculty are included in the definition only if they are not also employed by an entity eligible for FDLI corporate membership, such as a manufacturer, law firm or service organization. 

    Annual Dues: $175 | Join Now

    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications, with additional special rates and deep discounts (per course/publication)
    • One subscription to the Food and Drug Law Journal (a $299 value, published quarterly)
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly
    • Update magazine subscription (print and online)
    • Listing in the FDLI Professional Services Directory with a designation of as 'expert witness' (if you chose as a specialty)
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to submit policy papers and special reports for publication and archiving where appropriate on FDLI website
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
    • Invitations to members-only events
    • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings 

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    Government Employees
    Full-time employees of a federal, state, local, or foreign government agency engaged in the regulation of food, medical products, dietary supplements, cosmetics, tobacco.

    Annual Dues $45  | Join Now 

  • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications, with additional special rates and deep discounts (per course/publication) 
  • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly 
  • Update magazine subscription (online only) or opt-in to receive the print
  • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
  • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees 
  • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • A 15% discount on FDLI SmartBrief job postings 
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    Students
    Reserved for full-time students enrolled at a college or university. An individual employed by an organization eligible for FDLI corporate membership may not join as a student. Students must submit a copy of their current class schedule to MembDept@fdli.org.

    Annual Dues $25 | Join Now  

    • At least a 20% discount on all conferences and publications, with additional special rates and deep discounts (per course/publication) 
    • Invitation to participate in FDLI's annual Writing Awards Competition
    • Receive daily and weekly legislative and regulatory information via FDLI SmartBrief and FDLI Weekly 
      Online access to Update magazine
    • Speaking, writing and business development opportunities (members are always given first priority)
    • Opportunity to submit policy papers and special reports for publication and archiving where appropriate on FDLI website 
    • Opportunity to serve on FDLI Committees  
    • Online access to FDLI's Food and Drug Policy Forum (24 issues each year)  
    • Invitations to members-only events

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    Emeritus
    FDLI continues to recognize the service and dedication of many professionals in the food and drug law community. Emeritus membership is reserved for any individual who is retired from their respective profession who wants to continue involvement with the food and drug law community and support the Institute.

    Lifetime Membership Dues $500 (one-time payment) | Join Now   

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