Keith Matthews

Keith Matthews

Company: Wiley Rein

Job title: Of Counsel

Bio:

Keith Matthews has practiced environmental law focusing on the regulation of chemicals, biopesticides, and genetically engineered organisms for over 20 years. He has practiced in the private sector, and for over 13 years was a staff attorney and Assistant General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He then served for four years as the Director of the Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) in EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP). Now, as Of Counsel with Wiley Rein LLP, his practice focuses on the regulation of chemical products, including biotechnology products regulated by EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Keith counsels and represents clients in matters involving a variety of statutes, including the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the Plant Protection Act (PPA).

Seminars:

Panel Discussion: Assessing the Current International Regulatory Landscape & its Impacts on Revolutionizing Agricultural Development 1:40 pm

The international regulatory landscape on gene edited crops is in a state of unrest. With ever-changing guidelines, and different countries and regions giving different recommendations and advice, it is difficult for any company operating the space to keep up. This panel discussion will bring together regulatory experts to discuss the most pressing topics in the…Read more

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