Samuel Jockel, Esq., is a senior associate in Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice group and a member of the Food, Drug & Device/U.S. Food and Drug Administration team. Sam focuses his practice on regulatory, policy, and litigation matters related to food, beverages, cosmetics, dietary supplements, and drugs. Sam previously served as a trial attorney in USDA’s Office of the General Counsel. He was counsel for the implementation of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, playing a key role in providing advice to senior USDA officials, drafting the proposed rulemaking, and defending the USDA in an Administrative Procedure Act challenge.