CPSC Names Akin Gump Partner As General Counsel

Law360, New York (March 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has tapped Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner Cheryl Falvey to be the agency's new career general counsel.

The CPSC lured Falvey away from her position as head of the firm's litigation practice group in Washington, D.C., where she advised clients on product safety issues, liability risks and regulatory requirements issued by both federal and state authorities related to distribution and marketing. She has helped clients with product recalls with the CPSC and other product safety matters, particularly...
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