Of Counsel – Rivkin Radler LLP, focus on the Natural Products/Dietary Supplement industry

Marc Ullman

Marc S. Ullman represents clients in matters relating to all aspects of Food and Drug Administration regulatory issues with a focus on the Dietary Supplement/Natural Products Industry; Federal Trade Commission proceedings and litigation concerning consumer protection compliance and response to enforcement actions, concerning advertising practices, privacy and cyber security. Previously, he practiced with one of New York’s leading white collar criminal defense firms for ten years, where he represented clients in both federal and state prosecutions, as well as numerous related civil matters and other litigations.

Marc’s expertise includes guiding clients through FDA’s New Dietary Ingredient Notification (NDI) Process and counseling on issues involved in achieving status as Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a prerequisite for ingredient use in food products. His work in these areas includes counseling on the first GRAS assessment for Stevia leading to the first legal importation of this ingredient as a sweetener. He also provides counsel to clients dealing with serious recall situations. His work has included representation of clients at the heart of the pet food/melamine, StarCaps and pistachio recalls providing advice in dealing with the FDA, insurance companies, potential consumer claims, media contacts and general crisis management.