Shook Partners Named JD Supra Top Authors for Sixth Year

JD Supra has named three Shook Partners as Top Authors for the 2024 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards in the Food and Beverage Litigation and Regulatory Update newsletter. Partners Katie Gates Calderon, Lindsey Heinz and James Muehlberger were acknowledged for the sixth year in Food & Beverage. Shook was also named the Top Food and Beverage Firm.

Gates Calderon is the co-chair of Shook’s Product Liability Litigation Practice Group and focuses her practice on the defense of corporations in individual and complex tort, product liability and consumer protection matters. Her counseling includes matters governed by the Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

As co-chair of Shook’s Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice Group, Heinz regularly advises on regulatory compliance, enforcement and policy matters involving FDA-regulated products. She has worked on a variety of FDA related matters including label reviews and updates, product recalls and market corrections.

Muehlberger co-chairs the firm’s Food, Beverage & Agribusiness Practice Group with Heinz and is also the founding co-chair of Shook’s Class Action Practice Group. He has been the leader of numerous litigation teams and has represented a variety of food & beverage clients.

JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards recognize top authors and firms who were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2023. This year, the awards recognized authors for their visibility and thought leadership covering 31 key, cross-industry topics.