Ryan Fournier advises clients on matters relating to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). Clients regularly seek his counsel on a broad range of legal issues, including compliance, regulatory, and enforcement matters impacting the food and medical device industries.
Ryan’s experience extends to supply chain matters, food safety compliance, advertising and label/labeling requirements, recalls, import/export compliance, government inquiries and enforcement actions, and relevant state matters. He has also served on multiple legal teams representing entities and third-party investors in food and medical device transactional matters.
His practice also focuses on businesses that use new and emerging technologies, such as the online meal delivery and grocery service industries.
Additionally, Ryan regularly handles issues relating to medical device reporting requirements, regulatory pathway options, market entry, current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) and quality system regulation (QSR) compliance, and postmarket compliance. He regularly assists all actors in the supply chain, including manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.
Ryan serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) magazine Update and on the FDLI Publications Peer Review Committee, and routinely presents at food conferences on regulatory issues.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ryan spent his time serving as co-leader of a previous firm's food and agriculture industry team.
Georgetown University Law Center, 2013, LL.M., International Business and Economic Law
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2011, J.D.