Riëtte van Laack
Hyman, Phelps, & McNamara, P.C.
Riëtte van Laack, Ph.D., J.D. is an attorney with Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C., a law firm that specializes in FDA regulatory matters. She counsels domestic and international clients on a broad range of food regulatory issues, including those pertaining to food labeling, health and nutrient claims, advertising claims, food safety, organic regulations, and implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2004. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work in the Netherlands, obtaining a M.S. in Human Nutrition from the Agricultural University of Wageningen, and a Ph.D. in Meat Science from the University of Utrecht.