June 22, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 173


Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.


Perhaps nothing is more complex in the corporate world than doing business at the intersection of science, law, and policy. Regulatory compliance, product approvals, and product defense must keep pace with scientific breakthroughs and competitive pressures. Helping you get your products to market faster and more efficiently than your competitors -- with powerful solutions for regulatory, political, and scientific challenges in any jurisdiction -- is the mission of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®).

With a unique blend of legal, government affairs, and scientific expertise, the firm focuses on chemical products, product approvals, and regulation and associated business issues. Firm attorneys and professionals are complemented by our non- attorney consulting arms and represent and counsel individuals, business entities, trade associations, and industry coalitions around the globe.

Your global business partner for chemical law and science. TM

A true business partner with clients, B&C delivers vital expertise in business strategy development, compliance planning, product defense, policy advocacy, and related activities. B&C attorneys and regulatory specialists find pathways of progress for you that are efficient and business-sensitive. Trusted, respected, and highly experienced, B&C is known for taking principled, innovative, and firm positions -- always sustained by science and business savvy, and in consideration of the sensitivities involved in dealing with government agencies.

Advocacy, compliance, and strategic services cover the full range of regulatory requirements and policies governing complex products, including:

  • TSCA, FIFRA/FQPA, REACH, and other statutory matters

  • FDA food contact and packaging material approval

  • Registration and data compensation arbitrations

  • Chemical product litigation

  • Due diligence for chemical sector corporate transactions

  • OSHA and GHS compliance

  • Basic, specialty, and agricultural and antimicrobial chemicals

  • Biotechnology, nanotechnology, and emerging transformative technologies

  • Fibers

  • Paints and coatings

  • Plastic products

Contributing authors from Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.:

The Acta Group (Acta®) is the consulting affiliate of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), established to complement B&C’s legal services by providing a full-range of support for...
James V. Aidala, Bergeson, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, Toxic Substances Lawyer
Jim Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. is a critical ally for any client addressing chemical policy, legislative, and related issues. He has...
Biobased chemicals and biofuels have taken root thanks to both popular appeal and political support.  The consumer and political goals of reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil,...
Karin F. Baron, Bergeson Campbell, Chemicals Regulation Lawyer, Industrial Hygiene Attorney
Karin F. Baron, Senior Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) has more than 15 years' experience developing, implementing, and managing complex chemical...
Lynn Bergeson, Campbell PC, Toxic Substances Control Act Attorney, federal insecticide lawyer, industrial biotechnology legal counsel, Food Drug Administration law
Lynn L. Bergeson has earned an international reputation for her deep and expansive understanding of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and...
Christopher R. Blunck Of Counsel  TSCA TRI Regulations
Christopher R. Blunck is an attorney with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®).  Mr. Blunck most recently served as Policy Analyst and Special Assistant to the Director of the U.S....
Lisa R. Burchi, Toxic Substances Control Act Attorney, FIFRA Lawyer, Bergeson and Campbell, Law firm
Lisa Burchi's work involves Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) regulatory matters. She has particular expertise in data...
Lisa Campbell, Bergeson PC, Federal Insecticide Fungicide Rodenticide Act attorney, TSCA lawyer, environmental statutes legal counsel, regulation compliance law
Lisa Campbell founded Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) with Lynn Bergeson. Today her practice focuses on many aspects of pesticide and chemical regulation. She counsels clients on a...
Barbara Christianson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., Paralegal
Barbara Christianson has worked at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) for over a decade, honing her experience in the industries that Bergeson & Campbell serves. As a paralegal,...
Healther Collins, Regulatory Consultant, Bergeson and Campbell, health and safety compliance
Heather F. Collins, M.S., Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. has nearly two decades of experience developing, implementing, and managing environmental, health, and...
Dennis Deziel Senior Government Affairs Advisor
Dennis R. Deziel, Senior Government Affairs Advisor, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), provides clients with an extraordinary depth of experience and knowledge of the regulatory...
Richard Engler PhD, Bergeson Campbell Law Firm, Senior Chemist
Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. is Senior Chemist with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  Dr. Engler is a 17-year veteran of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is one of the most...
Kelly N Garson, Associate with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®)
Kelly N. Garson is an Associate with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®). Ms. Garson assists clients with Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and...
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. professionals possess legal, scientific, and public communication skills needed to represent effectively client matters before administrative agencies,...
Lara A. Hall, Bergeson Campbell, Scientist, Environmental Research, Hazard Monitoring,
Lara A. Hall is a staff Scientist at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Registered Quality Assurance Professional in Good Laboratory Practices (RQAP-GLP) with over a decade of...
Carla Hutto, Bergeson Campbell PC environmental law regulatory analyst,Toxic Substances Control Act law attorney
Since 1996, Carla Hutton has monitored, researched, and written about regulatory and legislative issues that may potentially affect Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) clients. She is...
Emma Louise Jackson, Bergeson Campbell, EU Regulatory Compliance, Chemical Data notifications,
One of The Acta Group's (Acta®) expert regulatory specialists, Emma Louise Jackson CBiol MSB is distinguished by more than a decade of experience in testing and regulatory environments,...
Perhaps nothing is more complex in the business world than working optimally at the intersection of science, law, and policy. Regulatory compliance, product approvals, product stewardship,...
Jane S. Vergnes, PH.D., Bergeson Campbell, Chemical Regulation, Toxicology Expert
Vice President, Scientific Affairs for The Acta Group (Acta®), Dr. Vergnes provides our clients with toxicology expertise for the broad range of chemical regulatory and support services we...
J. Brian Xu, China, Toxicology, Specialty Chemicals, Pharmacology
Dr. Brian Xu is a board-certified toxicologist with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) who assists clients in developing and managing international projects involving U.S. Food and...

The National Law Review names Bergeson & Campbell a Go-To Thought Leader in the field of Biotech, Food, and Drug law. Authors Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton covered extensively the White House’s new biotechnology initiative in their September 2022 article, “President Biden Launches National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative.” The coverage reached thousands of legal and industry leaders and remains a valuable resource on the federal government’s new biotechnology focus.

Bergeson & Campbell is a Go-To Thought Leader for 2021 for its reporting on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). Readers turn to the firm’s expert insights on the EPA's regulation and new rulemaking. Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson and Regulatory Analyst Carla N. Hutton alongside other professionals from Bergeson & Campbell provide readers with essential guidance they need to comply with these ever-changing government regulations.

Bergeson & Campbell has been selected for the 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership Award for their coverage of the EPA, specifically, the Toxic Substances Control Act  (TSCA ) and how it is administered. The attorney-authors at Bergeson & Campbell exhaustively cover the EPA and its enforcement of the TSCA,  Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA),  the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) and other statutory matters providing NLR readers with important information and analysis on changing environmental regulations.  Subscribe to the TSCA blog here.

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