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Alisa A. Karlsons

Associate
Phone: 
202-434-4167
Fax: 
202-434-4646
Washington

Alisa Karlsons practices in the area of food and drug law, with a special focus on food and drug packaging regulation. She advises domestic and foreign companies on continuing compliance obligations for food and drug packaging materials and assists companies with obtaining clearances for additives used in food packaging in the U.S., the European Union, Canada, and South America. Ms. Karlsons is also experienced in advising companies on the new requirements that apply to tobacco products under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which recently provided the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with authority to regulate tobacco products.

Prior to attending law school and joining the firm, Ms. Karlsons worked in public affairs consulting in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Karlsons is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. As a first-generation American, she was raised speaking Latvian and is a dual American-Latvian citizen.

Bar Admission 
California
District of Columbia
Membership 

American Bar Association

Education 
Catholic University of America
J.D.
2008
Cum Laude
Bucknell University
B.A.
2002
Magna Cum Laude