Thursday, February 20 Pre-Meeting Clinic at 5:30 P.M.: Eric Greenberg, Esq. Discusses “Why Comply?” A Legal Perspective

Join us for our Pre-Meeting Clinic with Food and Drug Attorney Eric Greenberg.  He will lead us through an entertaining discussion of the legal, moral and other motivations that drive us – or should drive us – to assure product compliance.  Come join us in this part-practical, part-philosophical, all-entertaining discussion.

Eric F. Greenberg is Principal Attorney of the law firm Eric F. Greenberg, P. C., with a practice concentrated in food and drug law, packaging law, and commercial litigation. His food and drug work has included regulatory counseling, label and claims review, new product development, GRAS and food contact materials evaluations and clearances, negotiations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state agencies, handling recalls, and defending enforcement actions.   He and his firm counsel a wide range of consumer product companies, packaging manufacturers and others on regulatory and labeling requirements, and handle related contractual and litigation matters.Eric is a member of the Trial Bar of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and is an experienced trial  and litigation practitioner in both federal and state courts.  In addition to his law practice, Eric is a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he teaches Food and Drug Law, and Michigan State University School of Packaging, where he teaches Packaging Law and Regulation.

Eric is General Counsel to the Contract Packaging Association, and wrote the book, Guide to Packaging Law, the Second Edition of which was published in October 2007. He serves as monthly legal columnist for Packaging World Magazine.

Eric received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in 1980, and he earned his law degree from Cornell Law School in 1983.