Sanchez represents FDA-regulated companies in the food, dietary supplement, beverage, cosmetic, medical device, and drug industries. With a focus on international trade, he advises clients on the regulatory requirements and strategic corporate considerations that affect the importation, distribution, and exportation of FDA regulated products. Sanchez is a frequent national speaker on FDA compliance issues affecting the food, dietary supplement, and medical device industries. He is also considered a leading voice in understanding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which has fundamentally changed food law in the U.S., with interviews and contributions in the Washington Post and Huffington Post.
Sanchez began his career with the legal division at Nike’s European Headquarters. There he headed up product recalls, pricing, and digital privacy in the EU, US, China, and Japan. Sanchez’s work developing Nike’s, and its affiliated brands, global recall plan gained him company wide recognition. After Nike, he began his own practice focusing on product recalls, regulatory compliance, government contracts and cross-border trade compliance.
Sanchez is the author of numerous articles including:
• Top Food Observations 2011, AIB International Monthly Newsletter (Jan. 2012)
• Ancestry of the Food Safety Modernization Act, cover feature Food Safety Magazine (Aug. 2011 Ed.)
• US Food Safety Reaching to China, China Law Blog (Apr. 8 2011)
• Shifting Sands of Social Medical, SHRM (Nov. 2011)
• Quoted in High Load, Low Bridge, American Shipper Magazine (May 5, 2011)
• Employee Privacy and the use of Social Media, WA Bar News (cover story Apr. 2011 Ed.)
• Founder and Editor Food Court: food law blog, Jan. 2011-present
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