View Philip's Profile Philip C. Olsson's Profile Image

Philip C. Olsson

Phone: (202) 518-6366
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Philip Olsson is a founding principal of OFW Law. He is counsel to a number of companies and trade associations involved in food and agriculture related businesses and has served as an advisor to the United States Delegation to the Codex Alimentarius… Read More
View Philip's Profile
View Richard's Profile Richard L. Frank's Profile Image

Richard L. Frank

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Rick Frank is a founding principal of OFW Law. He has served as the firm’s Managing Principal since its inception in 1979. Rick is a well-recognized expert on the labeling, advertising, and inspection and safety of food and drug products regula… Read More
View Richard's Profile

David F. Weeda (1948-2001)

View Dennis's Profile Dennis R. Johnson's Profile Image

Dennis R. Johnson

Phone: (202) 518-6311
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Dennis R. Johnson specializes in food safety law and regulation, representing large and small meat and poultry companies and trade associations before the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Dennis is a certifi… Read More
Dennis's Practice Areas:  Agriculture, USDA Food Safety & Labeling
View Dennis's Profile
View Arthur's Profile Arthur Y. Tsien's Profile Image

Arthur Y. Tsien

Phone: (202) 518-6318
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Arthur Tsien is a Co-Managing Principal at OFW Law. He was born in New York City and received his B.S. Magna Cum Laude in chemistry and physics in 1971 from Tufts University, and his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law in 1978. Arthu… Read More
View Arthur's Profile
View Stephen's Profile Stephen D. Terman's Profile Image

Stephen D. Terman

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: 202) 234-3550
Steve Terman is a principal at OFW Law and concentrates his practice in the areas of medical device law, FDA regulatory issues, and litigation. While at OFW Law, he has represented over 250 corporations, individuals and associations in civil, crimina… Read More
View Stephen's Profile
View Marshall's Profile Marshall L. Matz's Profile Image

Marshall L. Matz

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Marshall Matz is a principal with OFW Law and specializes in food, nutrition, and agriculture; he entered practice in 1980, and joined the firm in 1992. He has devoted his career to representing clients that are increasing food production and improvi… Read More
View Marshall's Profile
View Michael's Profile Michael J. O'Flaherty's Profile Image

Michael J. O'Flaherty

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 789-1212
Michael O’Flaherty is a principal at OFW Law. He concentrates his practice, and for over twenty-five years has counseled clients extensively, in food and dietary supplement regulatory matters, especially labeling and advertising, formulation,… Read More
View Michael's Profile
View David's Profile David L. Durkin's Profile Image

David L. Durkin

Phone: (202) 518-6313
Fax: (202) 234-3550
David Durkin is a principal at OFW Law. He has been with the firm since 1988. David’s practice is concentrated in federal civil and criminal litigation and administrative proceedings, including court challenges to FDA, USDA, and DEA regulatory… Read More
View David's Profile
View Neil's Profile Neil F. O'Flaherty's Profile Image

Neil F. O'Flaherty

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Neil O’Flaherty is a Principal Attorney at OFW Law and concentrates his practice in the area of FDA regulation of medical devices. He has spoken domestically and internationally and written extensively on device and other FDA-related topics, in… Read More
View Neil's Profile
View Brett's Profile Brett T. Schwemer's Profile Image

Brett T. Schwemer

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Brett Schwemer is a principal at OFW Law and head of the firm’s USDA practice group. His primary specialty is food safety and labeling law, representing meat and poultry companies and trade associations before USDA’s Food Safety and Insp… Read More
View Brett's Profile
View Tish's Profile Tish Eggleston Pahl's Profile Image

Tish Eggleston Pahl

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Tish Eggleston Pahl is a principal at OFW Law. She is regulatory counsel to drug, cosmetic, dietary supplement, and food clients with concerns before the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, and other federal agencies. Her work… Read More
View Tish's Profile
View Robert's Profile Robert A. Hahn's Profile Image

Robert A. Hahn

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Bob Hahn is a principal at OFW Law specializing in FDA regulation of food and dietary supplements. The core of his practice consists of advising food and dietary supplement firms – including manufacturers, processors, distributors, retailers, and… Read More
View Robert's Profile
View Evan's Profile Evan P. Phelps's Profile Image

Evan P. Phelps

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Evan Phelps is a principal at OFW Law. He advises companies on compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) law and regulations, with focus on matters related to medical devices and biologics as well as those affecting Clinical Investigators.… Read More
View Evan's Profile
View Gary's Profile Gary H. Baise's Profile Image

Gary H. Baise

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Gary Baise, a principal at OFW Law who is also co-head of the litigation practice, specializes in Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and So… Read More
View Gary's Profile
View Frederick's Profile

Frederick H. Branding

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Fred Branding is a Principal Attorney with OFW Law. He is a registered pharmacist with extensive experience in pharmaceutical, food, drug, medical device, and cosmetic regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. His experience includes counseling… Read More
View Frederick's Profile
View Bruce's Profile Bruce A. Silverglade's Profile Image

Bruce A. Silverglade

Phone: (202) 518-6316
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Bruce Silverglade is a Principal at OFW Law. His practice includes resolution of competitive disputes involving food labeling and advertising claims, proactive responses to FDA regulatory proposals, management of class action lawsuits, FTC and FDA en… Read More
View Bruce's Profile
View Jolyda's Profile

Jolyda O. Swaim

Phone: (202) 518-6577
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Jolyda O. Swaim is a principal at OFW Law, where her practice focuses on USDA-FSIS and FDA regulatory matters related to meat and poultry production and FDA-regulated foods such as RTE sandwiches, salads and cheese, as well as spices and shell-egg op… Read More
View Jolyda's Profile
View Jonathan's Profile Jonathan M. Weinrieb's Profile Image

Jonathan M. Weinrieb

Phone: (202) 518-6352
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Jon Weinrieb has been practicing food and drug law since 1999 when he began to represent pharmaceutical manufacturers in complex mass tort litigation. His current practice focuses on medical privacy issues arising under the Health Insurance Portabili… Read More
View Jonathan's Profile
View Stewart's Profile Stewart D. Fried's Profile Image

Stewart D. Fried

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Stewart Fried devotes his practice to litigation and dispute resolution matters, with an emphasis on the areas of agricultural, environmental, commercial, government contracts, and employment-related litigation. Stewart is experienced in all aspects… Read More
Stewart's Practice Areas:  Agriculture, Litigation, Environmental Law, Criminal Defense
View Stewart's Profile
View Roger's Profile Roger R. Szemraj's Profile Image

Roger R. Szemraj

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Phone 2: (202) 518-6325
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Roger Szemraj is a principal at OFW Law. Roger has more than 30 years of experience on Capitol Hill, concentrating on agriculture including: agricultural appropriations; Farm Bills; food assistance programs; international food aid and development pr… Read More
View Roger's Profile
View Edward's Profile Edward J. Farrell's Profile Image

Edward J. Farrell

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Ed Farrell concentrates his practice on international trade matters, particularly with respect to agricultural products. With over thirty five years experience, Ed has represented clients before international tribunals, federal courts, congressional… Read More
View Edward's Profile
View Neil's Profile

Neil P. Di Spirito

Phone: (407) 608-2608
Orlando, Florida Neil Di Spirito is a principal at OFW Law and has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as an executive for major pharmaceutical manufacturers in marketing, manufac… Read More
View Neil's Profile
View Kenneth's Profile Kenneth D. Ackerman's Profile Image

Kenneth D. Ackerman

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Ken Ackerman is an Of Counsel attorney at OFW Law and concentrates his practice on Federal crop insurance, agriculture programs, cases before the National Appeals Division, related litigation, and legislative affairs. He has spoken and written extens… Read More
View Kenneth's Profile
View Elliot's Profile Elliot Belilos's Profile Image

Elliot Belilos

Phone: (202) 518-6358
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Elliot Belilos joined OFW Law as Of Counsel in January 2007 and has more than twenty-five years of regulatory and litigation experience representing corporations and associations in employment, worker safety, product liability, product safety and pro… Read More
View Elliot's Profile
View Anson's Profile Anson M. Keller's Profile Image

Anson M. Keller

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Anson Keller is a Counsel Attorney at OFW Law and has several decades of experience in environmental regulation and litigation. Anson began his practice with a New York City litigation law firm specializing in newspaper and defamation law and then jo… Read More
View Anson's Profile
View Jur's Profile Jur T. Strobos's Profile Image

Jur T. Strobos

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Jur Strobos is one of the select few lawyers with an extensive medical background including as an attending physician in emergency medicine and with specialty training in surgery. His principal areas of interest have harnessed this broad spectrum of… Read More
View Jur's Profile
View Nancy's Profile Nancy A. Nord's Profile Image

Nancy A. Nord

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3500
Nancy A. Nord comes to OFW after completing an eight-year term as a Commissioner on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, serving from 2005 through 2013. Ms. Nord was Acting Chairman of the CPSC from July 2006 until June 2009. Prior to joining… Read More
View Nancy's Profile
View John's Profile John G. Dillard's Profile Image

John G. Dillard

Phone: (202) 518-6349
Fax: (202) 234-3550
John Dillard concentrates his practice on litigation, with an emphasis on agriculture, environmental, and food-related matters. He has represented clients in complex matters, involving Clean Water Act disputes, livestock odor nuisance tort actions, f… Read More
View John's Profile
View Mason's Profile J. Mason Weeda's Profile Image

J. Mason Weeda

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Mason Weeda is an associate with OFW Law and devotes his practice to a blend of regulatory and litigation matters, principally representing medical device, biologics, pharmaceutical and food manufacturers, distributors and importers. Mason advises cl… Read More
View Mason's Profile
View Nina's Profile

Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Dr. Nina Fedoroff serves as Senior Science Advisor on science and policy issues associated with the use of modern molecular methods, including recombinant DNA (rDNA) techniques, for the improvement of agricultural plants, animals and microorganisms.… Read More
View Nina's Profile
View John's Profile John R. Block's Profile Image

John R. Block

Phone: (202) 518-6382
Fax: (202) 234-2686
Senior Policy Advisor at OFW Law, John Block has dedicated his professional career to the fields of agriculture, food, and health. His accomplishments in agriculture began with the building of a large and successful hog operation in his home state of… Read More
View John's Profile
View Charles's Profile

Charles W. Stenholm

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Former Congressman Charlie Stenholm is a Senior Policy Advisor at OFW Law. Currently, Charlie serves as Co-Chair of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and on the Boards of Directors of the Concord Coalition and the Business and Industry P… Read More
View Charles's Profile
View Barbara's Profile Barbara J. Masters, D.V.M.'s Profile Image

Barbara J. Masters, D.V.M.

Phone: (202) 518-6312
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Dr. Barbara Masters is a Senior Policy Advisor who works with the food industry to ensure compliance with the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Barb primarily works with the meat and poultry industry;… Read More
View Barbara's Profile
View Gary's Profile Gary M. Zizka's Profile Image

Gary M. Zizka

Phone: (202) 518-6576
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Gary M. Zizka is Senior Policy Advisor at OFW Law. He advises and assists clients in forming multi-stakeholder coalitions to find practical solutions to difficult public policy challenges. Most recently, Gary served as Vice President, Public Policy f… Read More
View Gary's Profile
View Bill's Profile Bill Imbergamo's Profile Image

Bill Imbergamo

Phone: (202) 518-6380
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Bill Imbergamo is a Senior Policy Advisor at OFW Law. In this role, he leads a national coalition of forest products companies, conservation groups, and county governments. Bill has been actively involved in forest policy since 1991, when he began hi… Read More
Bill's Practice Areas:  Agriculture
View Bill's Profile
View Michael's Profile Michael J. Marshall's Profile Image

Michael J. Marshall

Phone: (202) 518-6378
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Michael Marshall is a policy advisor with OFW Law, primarily focusing on legislative and executive branch outreach and strategy for OFW clients. Michael served as a senior adviser, speechwriter and spokesman to former Kansas Senator Bob Dole for ove… Read More
Michael's Practice Areas:  USDA Food Assistance Programs
View Michael's Profile
View Peter's Profile Peter B. Matz's Profile Image

Peter B. Matz

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Peter Matz is a Government Relations Advisor for OFW Law. He joined the firm in 2010. In that capacity, Peter provides legislative and strategic public policy counsel in a number of areas including agriculture, food and nutrition, global food securit… Read More
View Peter's Profile
View Eden's Profile Eden Shiferaw's Profile Image

Eden Shiferaw

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
Eden Shiferaw is a Government Relations Advisor at OFW Law. Eden is responsible for enhancing and maintaining her clients’ many critical relationships, including those on Capitol Hill as well as those with federal regulatory agencies, relevant indu… Read More
Eden's Practice Areas:  Government Relations
View Eden's Profile
View Molly's Profile Molly S. O'Connor's Profile Image

Molly S. O'Connor

Phone: (202) 789-1212
Fax: (202) 234-3550
As a Government Relations Advisor at OFW Law, Molly O’Connor’s portfolio covers a variety of client interests specializing in agriculture, food and nutrition, international food aid, energy, and forestry areas. Molly provides legislative and… Read More
Molly's Practice Areas:  Government Relations
View Molly's Profile