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Keller and Heckman’s Shanghai Representative Office Celebrates 20th Anniversary

–Shanghai, China– Internationally renowned regulatory law firm Keller and Heckman LLP celebrates the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Shanghai, China Representative Office.

Established in 2004, the Shanghai Representative Office opened to meet client demands, which were continuing to increase especially within the Asian markets. Today, the office consists of a diverse team of attorneys and scientists collaborating to meet the needs of clients in Asia-Pacific, as well as around the globe. The team is adept at advising on various compliance and regulatory matters, primarily in the food, drug, packaging, and chemical industries. 

“Marking 20 years in Shanghai is a significant milestone for Keller and Heckman, as it further highlights our standing as a leading regulatory law firm and the imprint we have had in Asia for the past two decades,” said Partner David Ettinger, Chief Representative of Keller and Heckman’s Shanghai Representative Office. “Our team in Shanghai has helped expand the firm’s global reach by providing regulatory support in various aspects of food, food packaging, chemicals, and consumer products laws, and we look forward to continuing to serve our clients’ needs in Asia.”  

The 20th anniversary of the Shanghai Representative Office provides an opportunity to reflect on Keller and Heckman’s growth since its founding in 1962 in Washington, DC. In 2022, the firm celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Washington, DC office and the 30th anniversary of the Brussels, Belgium office. With offices also located in San Francisco, California and Boulder, Colorado, the firm is well-positioned to serve both domestic and international clients around the clock.

The Shanghai Representative Office is grateful to their clients who have made it a success and looks forward to continuing its mission to assist businesses through law and science.

About Keller and Heckman LLP

Established in 1962, the firm was founded by Joseph E. Keller and Jerome H. Heckman. From the beginning, its founders strived for excellence with the goal of finding creative business solutions to client challenges. To that end, the firm was one of the first to incorporate scientists into its legal practice, when in 1971, it brought on its first scientific staff member. Today, the firm has more than 80 attorneys and 20 scientists working across the globe from offices in Washington, DC, Brussels, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Boulder. Keller and Heckman represents international companies and trade associations servicing a range of industries, including food and food additives, plastics, pesticides, industrial and specialty chemicals, consumer products, drug and medical devices, transportation, technology, and telecommunications. Click here to learn more about the firm.