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Keller and Heckman’s Shanghai Office Earns Rankings in the 2024 Chambers Greater China Guide

The 2024 Chambers Greater China Guide has continued to recognize Keller and Heckman’s Food and Drug Practice with a Band 4 ranking in the area of Life Sciences (International Firms). Additionally, Partner David Ettinger was promoted to a prestigious Band 3 ranking in the same category.

Keller and Heckman’s Food and Drug team in the Shanghai, China office consists of attorneys and scientists with significant experience and in-depth knowledge of food laws and regulations throughout Asia-Pacific. The practice is adept at advising on a variety of compliance and regulatory matters and obtaining clearance and approval for alternative proteins and other novel foods, food additives, food packaging materials, drugs, and medical devices.

David Ettinger is the chief representative in Keller and Heckman’s Shanghai, China office. His global experience uniquely positions him to counsel companies who need to navigate the regulatory landscape in Asia. David advises multinational companies on food (with a unique emphasis on alternative proteins, including plant- and cell-based foods) and food packaging, as well as consumer and tobacco-related products. He assists clients in navigating the import and export of goods to ensure compliance with regulations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. David also counsels companies in China and throughout Asia on matters ranging from ingredient and labeling, to product seizure and detention, to food and consumer product recalls and consumer complaints.

Along with its inclusion in the Chambers Greater China Guide, Keller and Heckman’s international Food and Drug Practice garners notable rankings in the Chambers USA Guide and Chambers Europe Guide each year. These additional rankings further demonstrate Keller and Heckman’s international standing as a leader in the food, drug, and packaging law industries.

About Keller and Heckman

Keller and Heckman is an internationally renowned law firm with a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, public policy, and litigation. From offices around the world, our attorneys represent global companies and trade associations servicing a range of industries, including food and food additives, tobacco and e-vapor, plastics, pesticides, industrial and specialty chemicals, consumer products, drugs and medical devices, transportation, and telecommunications. Keller and Heckman is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving with an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the attorneys on matters of technical complexity.