Senior Director and Assistant General Counsel, Marketing and Regulatory at The J.M. Smucker Company (Orrville, OH)
ADAM EKONOMON is the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at The J. M. Smucker Company where he is primarily responsible for legal compliance of all Marketing and Regulatory related matters. Mr. Ekonomon’s practice focuses on advertising, marketing and promotion law, including advertising compliance, advising on product claims and substantiation, drafting and negotiating agency, license and talent agreements, and promotion structure and compliance. Mr. Ekonomon also advises in the areas of food labeling, food safety and regulatory compliance. He is also responsible for managing Smucker’s trademarks worldwide. Mr. Ekonomon earned his B.S. in Finance at Youngstown State University, his J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law, and his Masters from the University of Akron Graduate School of Business. In 2015, he received his LLM in Global Food Law from Michigan State University College of Law.