Todd Halpern focuses on issues related to federal and state regulation of companies in the life sciences industry including manufacturers and marketers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food, dietary supplements, and cosmetics. Todd brings to his practice a comprehensive understanding of Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulations that affect his clients. He has significant experience counseling business leaders on the risks associated with regulated activities and defending companies accused of regulatory violations.
Todd’s practice includes:
Prior to joining Venable, Todd served as assistant general counsel, Regulatory Law for Pfizer Inc. As a member of the Chief Regulatory Counsel’s leadership team and lead regulatory attorney to Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, he addressed a variety of issues stemming from the manufacture and promotion of leading over-the-counter brands that include Advil®, Centrum®, Emergen-C®, and Nexium® 24HR. In addition, Todd provided regulatory counsel to Pfizer Global Supply, advising colleagues hosting regulatory inspections, responding to FDA Form 483s, and managing other product quality matters arising in the context of private litigation and corporate transactions.