John Balzano is a special counsel in the firm’s Food and Drug Practice Group. He advises clients on United States and China regulatory and policy matters concerning foods, drugs, and other regulated products. He has experience working with Chinese regulatory officials on legislative and regulatory projects.
- Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Balzano taught Chinese law and transnational litigation at Boston University Law School. He was also a fellow, and then a senior fellow and a lecturer in law, at the China Law Center of Yale Law School, where he worked with Chinese officials from central and local government agencies and academics on cooperative projects related to the drafting of legislation and regulations in China, primarily in the areas of administrative law and food and drug law.
- Mr. Balzano was in private practice in New York as a litigator from 2008-2010, where his experience included representing companies in transnational litigation.
- In 2004, he was an intern to Rep. Takashi Shinohara in the Japanese House of Representatives.