Elizabeth K. Conti

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Associate

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

Elizabeth Conti concentrates her practice on regulatory compliance and enforcement defense for the pharmaceutical, medical device, dietary supplement, cosmetics and food industries, pharmacies, manufacturers and distributors, plus the newly-emergent telemedicine and telehealth industries, which have grown substantially during the pandemic. She advises her clients on federal regulations pertaining to the labeling, promotions and advertising of FDA-regulated products, clearances and approvals for drugs and medical devices, importing and exporting, and manufacturing and distribution practices.

In addition, Elizabeth counsels her clients on administrative and regulatory matters related to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau (NAD).

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  • Counseled and advised clients for FDA, FTC and CPSC regulatory compliance related to the marketing, advertising and promotional labeling claims of drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, dietary supplements and other conventional foods.
  • Counseled and represented manufacturers of FDA-regulated products, including drugs, devices, cosmetics and dietary supplements.
  • Conducted product liability risk assessments for FDA-approved drugs.
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Experience

  • Counseled and advised clients for FDA, FTC and CPSC regulatory compliance related to the marketing, advertising and promotional labeling claims of drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, dietary supplements and other conventional foods.
  • Counseled and represented manufacturers of FDA-regulated products, including drugs, devices, cosmetics and dietary supplements.
  • Conducted product liability risk assessments for FDA-approved drugs.
  • Assisted with pharmaceutical transactional matters as well as FDA transactions, including the review of regulatory materials for pharmacy, FDA and DEA regulatory concerns, drafting of Purchase Agreements, Reps and Warranties and Disclosure Schedules, and lead regulatory diligence calls, among other responsibilities.
  • Advised clients regarding state and federal telehealth regulatory compliance and technical matters.
  • Counseled and represented client in enforcement litigation, drafting witness interview questions, depositions and briefs as well as gathering and reviewing documentation/client records for productions to the government.
  • Drafted Clinical Trial Agreements for the sponsor, institution and CRO.
  • Advised clients with Prop 65 warning labels and regulatory concerns.
  • Assisted clients with filing applications, including pharmacy licenses, DEA registrations, Emergency Use Authorizations and other FDA applications, as well has handled change of ownership matters resulting from transactions.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Food and Drug Law Institute
  • American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL)

Community

  • Network for Victim Recovery of D.C. 
    • Junior Board of Directors
    • Associate Policy Committee

Prior Positions

  • The Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance: Honors Program Fall Legal Intern (2016)
  • The White House, Council on Environmental Quality: Law Clerk (2016)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Education

  • J.D., Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2017; cum laude; Note and Comment Editor, Catholic University Law Review
  • B.A., George Washington University, 2014, magna cum laude