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Kristen Klesh advises clients on a range of FDA/FTC regulatory matters, including promotional/marketing practices, manufacturing compliance, and regulation of clinical research. With respect to advertising/marketing of cosmetics, foods, and dietary supplements, Kristen has evaluated claim substantiation under NAD decisions and FTC rules. She has also advised dietary supplement companies in developing labeling claims, including “structure/function” and health claims, and has assisted cosmetic and drug companies with FDA’s Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Monograph requirements.
Kristen’s experience also includes drug, device, and dietary supplement companies in compliance matters related to FDA’s good manufacturing practices (GMP) requirements, and helping to perform GMP compliance audits on behalf of clients.
With respect to medical devices, she has assisted clients in obtaining 510(k) clearance, evaluating their roles and responsibilities under FDA’s Quality System Regulation, and has significant experience regarding compliance related to FDA’s medical device reporting (MDR) requirements.
Nathan is an attorney admitted in the United States and Australia working in complex litigation, class action defense, product liability, brand protection and regulatory compliance. Nathan specializes in representing retailers and manufacturers, particularly food, beverage, dietary supplement and cosmetics companies. His work regulatory practice includes the full range of, advertising claims and clearance, including labelling and warnings required by the FDA, FTC, USDA, Prop 65 and TSCA. He also advising clients on complex supply chain issues and represents online retailers comply with ADA and W3C standards. Nathan’s litigation practice includes defending consumer companies in product liability, class actions, false advertising actions, private attorney general actions and competitor suits. He has litigated consumer cases in federal and state court, before consumer tribunals and in arbitration proceedings.