Leslie T. Krasny
Leslie Krasny has focused her remarkable 30-year career within the food and drug industry with particular emphasis on issues relating to food safety, food labeling and claims, ingredient evaluations, GRAS/food additive/color additive submissions, and California’s Proposition 65. She joined Keller and Heckman as a partner in 2001, opening the firm’s San Francisco office and leading that office through 2018. Beginning in 2019, Ms. Krasny assumed the role of senior counsel, in which she will continue to provide high level strategic advice on the broad range of issues on which she is a recognized expert.
Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Ms. Krasny was Vice President and General Counsel of Dole Packaged Foods Company and also specialized in food and drug law in private practice. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Food and Drug Law Institute, serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Food Processing magazine, and is a frequent speaker and writer on food law topics.
California Food Biotechnology Advisory Committee