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At your side through complex food and beverage industry legal challenges. 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.

King & Spalding’s 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 and Beverage industry, including COVID-19 considerations.

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


Chambers USA, 2020

"I appreciate the firm's thoughtfulness and common-sense approach to addressing complex legal issues."


Chambers USA, 2020 - Quoting Clients

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


Chambers USA, 2020

"I would describe the quality of service as excellent. They also don't wait for issues to arise but are looking out for their clients for what might arise."


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


Chambers USA, 2020

"I appreciate the firm's thoughtfulness and common-sense approach to addressing complex legal issues."


Chambers USA, 2020 - Quoting Clients

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


Chambers USA, 2020

"I would describe the quality of service as excellent. They also don't wait for issues to arise but are looking out for their clients for what might arise."


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