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Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, "Working Group on Substantiating Advertising Claims for FDA Regulated Consumer Products: OTC Drugs, Food, Dietary Supplements and Cosmetics – Post-Pandemic Edition," ACI 6th Annual Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Forum on Advertising Claims Substantiation, February 10, 2023
  • Presenter, "FTC Health Products Compliance Guide: What Companies Need to Know," Webinar for Members of Council for Responsible Nutrition, February 7, 2023
  • Presenter, "Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Case Study: What Dietary Supplement Manufacturers Need to Know about Substantiating ESG Claims and Commitments," American Conference Institute - Dietary Supplements, June 30, 2022
  • Presenter, "Is this Recyclable? Criteria, Claims and Questions," GreenBiz Circularity 22 Program, May 17, 2022
  • Presenter, “Recyclable Claims: Class Actions and New California Law,” Council for Responsible Nutrition's Legal Committee, February 15, 2022 
  • Presenter, "Advertising in the Age of Covid-19: Claim Substantiation Concerns Under the Covid-19 Consumer Protection Act," Advertising Claims Substantiation, American Conference Institute, February 2 , 2022
  • Presenter, "The New Frontier for Claims: The Disease-ification of Anxiety, Mood & Sleep," Natural Products Insider, September 15, 2021
  • Presenter, "Complexities of the New Class Actions Landscape: Novel Causes of Action and Strong Defenses," American Conference Institute Legal Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements, June 10, 2021
  • Presenter, "A Responsible Immune Health Market: From Claims to Consumers," Nutritional Outlook, June 2, 2021
  • Presenter, “Examining the Rise of Influencers in Food Marketing,” Advanced Summit on Food Law: Regulation, Compliance and Litigation, American Conference Institute, May 13, 2021
  • Presenter, "Litigation Update," Legal Committee, Council for Responsible Nutrition, March 3, 2021
  • Presenter, "Immunity Boosting in the Pandemic Age," Supply Side Network, November 12, 2020
  • Presenter, "Editors’ Series: COVID-19 and Immune Health Claims: What NOT to Say (Do’s and Don’ts)," Nutritional Outlook, May 29, 2020
  • Presenter, "Made in USA – Is It Truly All-American?" Third Annual Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Advertising Claims Substantiation, hosted by the American Conference Institute (ACI), January 29-30, 2020
  • Presenter, "FTC Fireside Chat: Targeting Structure Function Claims In Dietary Supplements," 4th Annual Dietary Supplement Regulatory Strategy Conference, December 5, 2019
  • Presenter, "Competition and Comparative Advertising: Can They Coexist?" ABA Section of Antitrust Law's Spring Meeting, March 26, 2019
  • Presenter, "Post-Conference Workshop B: Master Class on Substantiating Claims on FDA Regulated Consumer Products – Proper Steps for Ensuring Claims on Food Products, Dietary Supplements, and Cosmetics," Advertising Claims Substantiation, January 31 – February 1, 2019
  • Presenter, "Ensure supplement claims are truthful, legal, substantiated, and will help maximize your marketing," American Herbal Products Association, Claims Substantiation Webinar, August 21, 2018
  • Presenter, "Trend Watch: Dietary Supplement Regulation & Litigation," November 13, 2017
  • Presenter, "How to Avoid Coming Up Empty: Update on Non-Functional Slack Fill Enforcement and Litigation," September 27, 2017
  • Presenter, "10 Things I'd Change About DSHEA," October 28, 2016
  • Presenter, "Developing and Substantiating Product Claims," October 5, 2016
  • Presenter, "Defining and Regulating Medical Foods - A Legal Perspective," July 11, 2016
  • Presenter, "Breaking In (To Ad Law)," June 7, 2016
  • Presenter, "Interactive Workshop: Hands On Claims/Benefits," May 5, 2016
  • Presenter, "Constraints on Commercial Speech and the First Amendment," October 30, 2015
  • Presenter, "Structured Q&A: Regulatory & Industry Dialogue On Proposed Changes," February 5, 2015
  • Presenter, "Welcome to the 21st Century: The Age of Advertising Scrutiny," September 12, 2014
  • Presenter, "Doing Business in High-Risk Categories," November 13, 2012
  • Presenter, "Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Recent Developments in Dietary Supplement Litigation, Regulations and Truth in Advertising," September 14, 2012
  • Presenter, "How "Competent and Reliable" is Your Scientific Evidence? Meeting the FTC's Substantiation Standards for Health-Related Advertising," September 9, 2011
  • Presenter, "Recent Developments in Dietary Supplement Regulation, Enforcement & Litigation," January 16, 2009


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