Life Sciences, Food & Health

Steptoe’s lawyers and regulatory specialists in Brussels, London, and Washington advise clients on the range of life science, food, and health regulations and regimes that exist worldwide.  Our multidisciplinary team consists of highly qualified and experienced lawyers, former decision makers in the leading regulatory authorities, non-attorney regulatory professionals, and scientists who work with clients to develop innovative compliance strategies for individual products and product lines.  Steptoe has well established relationships with the relevant industry bodies and regulators across the globe, including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and the European Commission (EC). 

We represent leading multinational and national companies in several industries, advising with regulatory compliance in:

We also advise clients on consumer protection legislation in the US and EU, provide risk management advice to companies in issues related to Life Sciences, Food & Health, and in the regulatory aspects of the product development and marketing programs in these fields.