Howard Sklamberg


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Howard Sklamberg concentrates his practice on regulatory compliance and strategy related to food and drug law. From January 2014 to April 2017, he served as the deputy commissioner for global regulatory operations and policy at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the directorate comprising the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) and the Office of International Programs (OIP). Reach him at [email protected]

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Navigating the Cannabis Industry Gray Zone

Legal advice surrounding the regulatory status of cannabis and hemp-based products is a moving target, but Howard Sklamberg keeps his clients apace.

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Steady Hands to Navigate the FDA's Balance of Innovation and Safety

Nathan Brown and Howard Sklamberg bring their experience at the Food and Drug Administration to bear when counseling Akin Gump clients on pre- and post-market compliance issues and more.

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