Rachel Lowe, Counsel, Alston & Bird to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Rachel Lowe, Counsel, Alston & Bird will speak at their webcast entitled: “What's Cooking in Food Law: Regulatory, Compliance and Litigation Updates LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled on Monday, December 09, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Rachel Lowe
    Rachel Lowe is an attorney with Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. As part of the firm’s Agribusiness, Food, Beverage & Cosmetics Team, Rachel represents clients in a variety of industries, including food and beverage and insurance, in class actions and other complex commercial disputes. She often works hand in hand with regulatory counsel to advise industry-leading food producers facing litigation and investigations. She regularly practices in state and federal trial and appellate courts in false advertising class action cases stemming from product labeling. Rachel also has experience representing clients in product litigation, trademark, and employment matters.

    Rachel has been repeatedly recognized as one of Southern California’s “Rising Star” lawyers. She received her J.D. from the University of Southern California.

    About Alston & Bird
    Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm with offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm’s attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Alston & Bird has overlaid its broad range of legal skills and business knowledge with a commitment to innovation and technology. Alston & Bird has also been consistently recognized in the BTI Client Service A-Team Report. This recognition is reserved for the top-performing firms in the industry that provide superior client service, a select group culled from the 650 core law firms that serve the Fortune 1000.

    Alston & Bird’s Agribusiness, Food, Beverage & Cosmetics Team is dedicated to products that are regulated or affected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other related entities, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). We guide both established brands and startup clients through each phase of product development, marketing, and distribution, advising on regulatory compliance and managing regulatory and litigation risk along the way.

    Our technical prowess and comprehensive understanding of the industry and its regulatory and legislative bodies—where our lawyers and policy advisors have actually served—coupled with our responsiveness, effectiveness, and seamless access to practitioners in other legal areas affecting food, beverage, and other industry clients regulated by the FDA, USDA, TTB, FTC, and other federal and state government agencies set our team well ahead of the competition.

    Event Synopsis:
    From major emerging regulatory developments on CBD and standards of identity to “healthy” labeling claims, just to name a few, regulators have been busy in 2019. Along with these developments is the increasing number of class action lawsuits and demands that impact the way food industry companies do their business.

    The industry is facing significant risk now more than ever. Being in the know of the recent food legislation and litigation developments, is crucial in devising best compliance practices, thus, keeping pitfalls at bay.

    In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned lawyers, Mr. James Schurz and Ms. Rachel Lowe will provide an in-depth analysis of the recent trends and updates concerning food legislation. As experts, they will also offer the best compliance practices considering the notable cases and regulatory changes in 2019.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    • Food & Beverage Class Action Trends in 2019
    • Significant Regulatory Developments
    • Key CA Proposition 65 Developments
    • Practical Tips and Strategies
    • What Lies Ahead for 2020

    Who Should Attend:
    • Food and Beverage Manufacturers/Retailers/Distributors
    • Food and Beverage Lawyers
    • Food Quality Assurance Managers
    • Food Technologists
    • Top Level Executives

    About The Knowledge Group
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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