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Richard S. Silverman, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1968, District of Columbia 1972, registered: Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, bar: North Carolina 1978. Recipient Associate Award, Association Food & Drug Officials, 1997.


Silverman, Richard S. was born on November 4, 1943 in Salina, Kansas, United States.


AB, Rutgers University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1968.


Worked at Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. (Washington, DC) specializing in FDA Law, Trade Regulation Law. Admitted to the bar, 1968, New Jersey. 1972, District of Columbia.

1973, United States. Supreme Court. 1978, North Carolina. Senior Editor, Rutgers Law Review, 1967-1968.

Harkavy Scholar, 1967-1968 Author: "State Regulation of the Legal Profession— Lay Intermediary and Unauthorized Practice of Law," 21 Rutgers Law Review 577, 1967. "Living Without the Regulators: Alternatives to Governmental Regulatory Action," 38 Food Drug Comm. L.J. 77, 1983. Co-Author: "A Guide to Federal Food Labeling Requirements," prepared for the United States.

Department of Agriculture and the United States. Department of Health and Human Services, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1990. Editor, Food and Drug Law(1996 Edition) published by the Food and Drug Law Institute, Washington, D.C. Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement, United States.

Food and Drug Administration, 1970-1975. Secretary and General Counsel, RJR Foods, Inc., 1975-1979. Associate General Counsel, R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1978-1979.

Chairman, National Juice Products Association Lawyers Advisory Committee, 1976-1979. Chairman, American Frozen Foods Institute Committee of Attorneys, 1976-1979. Legal Advisor, Laws and Regulations Committee of the Association of Food and Drug Officials, 1976—.

Member, Food and Agriculture Committee, United States. Chamber of Commerce, 1983-1993. Chairman, Food Integrity Subcommittee, 1988-1993.

Member, Council I, Laws and Regulations for the Conference for Food Protection, 1988—. Member: Board of Governors, Food Update, 1990— (Chairman of the Board, 1993-1994). Institute of Food Technologists, 1975—.

Member: District of Columbia Bar. New Jersey State and North Carolina Bar Associations.


Member of Institute Food Technologists (member since 1975), Food Update (board governor 1990-1995, chairman board 1993-1994), Council I, Laws & Regulations Conference Food Protection (member since 1988), United States Chamber of Commerce, Food & Agriculture Committee, Food Integrity Sub-committee (chairman 1988-1993), United States Chamber of Commerce, Food & Agriculture Committee (member 1983-1993), Laws & Regulations Committee Association Food & Drug Officials (legal advisor since 1976), National Juice Products Association, Lawyers Advisory Committee (chairman 1976-1979), American Frozen Food Institute, Committee Attorney 1976-1979.