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Keller and Heckman Announces the Election of Two Partners

Keller and Heckman LLP is pleased to
announce the election of two Partners

Natalie Rainer


Kathryn Skaggs

Natalie Rainer, Partner, resident in the firm’s San Francisco office, practices food and drug law, advising clients on regulatory requirements for foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and food and drug packaging in jurisdictions around the world, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Ms. Rainer’s practice includes evaluating the regulatory status of food-contact materials, food additives, and color additives; advising companies on advertising and labeling requirements; and counseling clients on compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act and its regulations. She is experienced in the practical application of California’s Proposition 65 and assists in defending against California’s Proposition 65 enforcement actions.

Contact: email:; phone: +1 415.948.2821

Kathryn Skaggs, Partner, resident in the firm’s Washington, DC office, practices in the area of food and drug law. She counsels clients on the regulation of food contact materials in a host of jurisdictions throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. Ms. Skaggs assists companies in bringing to market new food contact substances through submissions to government agencies in the U.S. and abroad. She manages post-market issues for food contact substances, such as accidental adulterations, and advises on compliance with state laws including California's Proposition 65. In addition to her extensive experience with food contact regulatory matters, Ms. Skaggs is an active member of the firm’s tobacco and e-vapor practice. She helps companies in the tobacco and e-vapor industries comply with the U.S. Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. 

Contact: email:; phone: +1 202.434.4247

Keller and Heckman, founded in 1962, has a broad practice in regulatory law and related litigation and business transactions. Since 1971, the firm has had an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the firm’s attorneys to obtain necessary approvals for innovative food, packaging, tobacco, pesticide, industrial chemical, and consumer products.