Rachel A. Bond
Rachel Bond practices in the area of food and drug law, with an emphasis on food and drug packaging regulations.
Ms. Bond provides legal counsel to advance the global business interests of entities engaged in the manufacture of food and drug packaging materials and indirect food and feed additives. Specifically, Ms. Bond advises domestic and foreign companies on regulatory compliance obligations for a variety of packaging components, including polymers, additives, printing inks, and adhesives. She assists companies in obtaining food-contact clearances for their products in the U.S., Canada, South America, and the European Union and its individual Member States. She also advises clients on ways to establish a suitable regulatory status for products for which explicit premarket approval is not necessary.
Ms. Bond counsels clients on good manufacturing practice issues, as well as other regulatory schemes that impact packaging components, such as California’s Proposition 65. She also monitors and advises trade and industry associations on legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting packaging.
Ms. Bond has a scientific background in biology. Prior to attending law school and joining the firm, Ms. Bond worked in government relations and legislative affairs for a leading lobbying firm in Washington, DC.