Membership Categories and Annual Dues

FDLI membership is available to professionals with interests in food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices and tobacco. If you would like to download a membership application, please click here.

FDLI membership is available to corporations and individuals. If you are employed by a company eligible for "Corporate Membership," you are not eligible for "Individual Membership."


Corporate Memberships

Manufacturers

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.

Start-up Manufacturers $1,050

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0

Sales less than $100 million $2,075

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $102

Sales $100 million - $500 million $4,125

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $2,152

Sales $500 million - $1 billion $7,000

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $5,027

Sales more than $1 billion - $10 billion $10,500

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $8,027

Sales more than $10 billion $12,500

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $10,027


Contract Manufacturers, Outsourcing Facilities, Suppliers and Distributors

Dues are based on the company's previous fiscal year's sales of FDA- or USDA-regulated products.

Sales less than $100 million $2,000

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $27

Sales $100 million-$500 million $3,000

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $1,027

Sales $500 million-$1 billion $4,000

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $2,027

Sales more than $1 billion $5,000

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $2,527


Law Firms

Law firms $5,000

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $2,527


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.

Service Organization $2,500

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $1,027


Associations, Policy Institutions and Public Interest Groups

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.

Associations, Policy Institutions and Public Interest Groups $750

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0


Individual Memberships

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.

Sole Practitioner Attorney or Consultant $500

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0


Academic

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.

Academic $175

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0


Government Employee

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

Government Employee $45

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0


Student

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

Student $25

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0


Emeritus Membership

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 (one-time dues payment) $500

FDLI currently estimates that the tax-deductible contribution for this membership category is: $0