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Food and Beverage

For nearly a century, King & Spalding has been on the front lines of nearly every major issue affecting the food & beverage industry, helping clients understand how these issues can affect their businesses, assess and minimize risk, and identify the best path to their objectives. Our food and beverage lawyers across the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia support food and beverage manufacturers, food industry trade associations, restaurant chains, and other businesses in the food supply chain in all aspects of their regulatory compliance matters and transactions and counsel on every issue in the product’s life cycle. Our clients turn to us for our leading regulatory practices, our strong grasp of the scientific and technical issues, and our ability to call on our highly respected complementary practices, such as Intellectual Property, International Trade, Dispute Resolution, Environmental, Health & Safety, and Transactions. 

With our global platform, we have the ability to provide world-class legal services across the full range of legal practice disciplines implicated by our clients’ businesses, including U.S. FDA and EU regulatory, litigation, intellectual property, international trade, environmental health & safety and corporate governance and transactions. Our food and beverage lawyers work as a closely integrated team across the globe to ensure the best possible results for our clients.

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General Counsel's Decision Tree

K&S launches General Counsel Internal Investigations Decision Tree for the Food & Beverage industry, including COVID-19 considerations.

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Biden Administration – What’s Ahead for the Food & Beverage Industry

A high-level overview of key areas where we expect the new administration to focus, including FDA regulatory priorities, the U.S. domestic supply chain, climate change policies, U.S.-EU (trade) relationships and imports into the U.S.

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Named "Law Firm of the Year" for FDA Law


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Ranked Nationwide in Band 2 for Food & Beverage: Regulatory & Litigation


Chambers USA, 2021

"They are an extremely strong team with depth of expertise."


Chambers USA, 2021

"King & Spalding is a very professional law firm with broad expertise."


Chambers USA, 2021

"Their skills complement each other. They are very well networked at the FDA and they have a good regulatory shop."


Chambers USA, 2020

Recognized Among Germany’s Leading Firms for Food Law


JUVE, 2020/21

Recognized Among Germany's Leading Firms For Consumer Goods and Food Law


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021

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Named "Law Firm of the Year" for FDA Law


U.S. News and World Report

Ranked Nationwide in Band 2 for Food & Beverage: Regulatory & Litigation


Chambers USA, 2021

"They are an extremely strong team with depth of expertise."


Chambers USA, 2021

"King & Spalding is a very professional law firm with broad expertise."


Chambers USA, 2021

"Their skills complement each other. They are very well networked at the FDA and they have a good regulatory shop."


Chambers USA, 2020

Recognized Among Germany’s Leading Firms for Food Law


JUVE, 2020/21

Recognized Among Germany's Leading Firms For Consumer Goods and Food Law


Legal 500 Deutschland, 2021