In this first lunch and learn program, speakers will discuss the most important aspects of practicing food law today and what makes the food industry unique. Panelists will answer key questions about the industry, such as: What makes FDA regulation of food different from other products? What challenges are impacting the food industry? What are the jurisdictional considerations for food regulation? Panelists will further explain how to get started in the practice of food law and discuss recent important hot topics.


Ricardo Carvajal, Director, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, PC and Member, FDLI Board of Directors
Jessica P. O’ Connell, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Moderated by Samantha Hong, Associate, Kleinfeld, Kaplan & Becker, LLP

September 27, 2022

12:00–1:00 PM ET

This program is limited to FDLI members who are a part of the New to Food and Drug Law Group (NFDL), and student members. Registration expires on September 26.



New to Food and Drug Law Group 
NFDL offers young professionals with up to six years of experience an opportunity to connect, learn from their peers, and enhance their skills. Individuals affiliated with member organizations, those employed by the government, and law students are encouraged to participate. 


For questions, please contact Bianca Cardona.

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