Arnold & Porter LLP has announced that Raqiyyah R. Pippins has joined the firm as counsel. She will work out of the Washington, D.C. office.
Prior, she served as senior associate attorney at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP in Washington, D.C.
“We are excited to welcome Raqiyyah to our firm. Her FDA and FTC experience further deepens our firm’s existing nationwide capabilities in these areas,” said Arnold & Porter Chairman Thomas Milch.
Added Daniel Kracov, co-head of the firm’s FDA/Healthcare practice, “In today’s complex regulatory and enforcement environment, companies look to us to help navigate an array of legal and business challenges. Raqiyyah is highly skilled in advising food, dietary supplement, cosmetic and drug clients on regulatory and compliance issues involving FDA, the FTC, and the states. Our clients can immediately reap the benefit of her experience.”
In her new role, she will focus on FDA regulatory matters, as well as consumer protection and advertising issues before the FTC and state agencies. She has particular experience representing companies that develop, manufacture and market foods, dietary supplements, over-the-counter drugs, and cosmetics, including in both counseling and enforcement matters.
In an interview with TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby, Pippins shared, “As Counsel at Arnold & Porter, I will provide holistic legal advice to companies that specialize in the marketing and sale of food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and OTC drugs. I look forward to partnering with my colleagues at Arnold & Porter to support both our clients and the community.”
Pippins, 33, earned her her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Stanford University. In 2015, Pippins was named a Network Journal 40 Under Forty award honoree.