Steptoe Snags 2 FDA Food Safety Pros For DC Office

Law360, Chicago (November 28, 2011, 6:03 PM EST) -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP has lured two food safety experts from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to its Washington office, amping up the regulatory prowess of its environmental practice's food safety group, the firm said Monday.

Mitchell Cheeseman, formerly the acting director of the FDA's Office of Food Additive Safety, is joining Steptoe as a managing partner, while Ralph Simmons, previously an FDA senior policy analyst who was Cheeseman's senior advisor, joins as a partner, according to the firm.

"Mitch and Ralph bring a terrific...
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