Owen Chaput practices in the area of food law, as well as tobacco and e-vapor regulation. He advises domestic and foreign clients on establishing clearances for food additives and food contact materials under FDA and comparable international regulations. Mr. Chaput also counsels tobacco and e-vapor manufacturers and suppliers in matters of state and federal compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Chaput held the position of Regulatory Counsel at FDA's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), where he analyzed industry submissions for compliance with FDA advertising laws and worked on retailer compliance and enforcement matters with respect to sales of tobacco products.
While in law school, Mr. Chaput served as a law clerk in the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection.