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honors + affiliations
Chair Ex-Officio, Institute of Food Technologists, Food Laws and Regulations Division
Member, Board of Directors, Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law
Member, Advisory Board, Cancer News on the Net (2002–present)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar AssociationMember, Maryland Bar Association
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Anthony "Tony" Pavel is a partner in Morgan Lewis's FDA Practice. Mr. Pavel provides regulatory counseling to clients on food, drug, and cosmetic and medical device products. He has a broad range of experience with issues involving product claims in labeling, advertising, and other promotional material, as well as clinical research and substantiation issues, and regulatory strategies for functional foods and dietary supplements.
Mr. Pavel also assists clients with novel food and color additive petitions, food packing and labeling, Food Contact Notifications and secondary food additives (packaging, processing aids), food safety compliance, HACCP, SSOPs, GMPs, and GRAS self-affirmations and notifications. Additional areas of his work include the National Organic Program, recall and market withdrawal strategies, import detentions, seizures, and alleged food tampering.
Mr. Pavel assists clients with the preparation of FDA submissions, including 510(k) premarket notifications, premarket approval applications, as well as recalls and market withdrawals, adverse event reports, and product listings and establishment registrations. He works with clinical laboratories, manufacturers, and distributors of medical device and laboratory equipment, advising them on all areas of regulatory compliance, including Laboratory Developed Tests /CLIA, clinical kitting, and regulatory/marketing strategy. Mr. Pavel also has experience with regulatory issues involving clinical trials, eHealth, and telemedicine.
Mr. Pavel is the past chair of the Institute of Food Technologist's Food Laws and Regulations Division, and serves on the board of the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL). During Mr. Pavel's undergraduate and legal studies, he worked for a food HACCP consulting business.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Pavel was a partner in the food and drug practice of another international law firm, resident in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Pavel earned his J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 2001, where he was a staff editor of the Loyola Consumer Law Review and interned with the Illinois Attorney General's Health Care Bureau. He earned his B.S., with honors, from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, in 1998. He is proficient in Hungarian.
Mr. Pavel is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2001, J.D.
- University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1998, B.S., With Honors