Honigman is a leading business law firm serving clients locally, nationally, and internationally from its Midwest base. We counsel clients on complex legal issues in more than 60 areas of legal practice. We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ businesses and being exceptionally responsive to their business goals and needs.
Honigman is on the forefront of developing new approaches to add value to our client service. With our innovative administrative approaches, project management skills, and client service teams, our attorneys are able to work proactively with our clients to deliver outstanding service and results. The extraordinary proficiency of our attorneys and staff, our client service ethic, and our Midwest cost structure allow Honigman to successfully compete with the nation’s largest law firms.
Diane Romza-Kutz counsels life sciences companies across the globe to proactively address U.S. and E.U. regulatory roadblocks and to navigate the framework of crisscrossing federal, state, and local regulations. She is experienced in representing life science clients from a broad spectrum of industries, including food and food ingredients, dietary supplements, animal health, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cannabis and agribusiness as well biologics.
Diane partners with her clients to craft sound business strategies that account for the complex interplay among regulators while accounting for risk. She closely monitors and counsels clients throughout a product’s lifecycle on matters pertaining to the:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Federal Trade Commission
Drug Enforcement Administration
Diane also advises clients regarding legal business issues that arise within her clients’ operations, including global licensing agreements, co- development arrangements, good manufacturing compliance, litigation involving pre-emption claims, misbranding, duty to warn, and infringement.
Diane is also experienced in counseling cannabis businesses on how to navigate he tension between the federal government’s regulatory position and states that have legalized marijuana use. She has represented cannabis companies with cannabis operations in several states as well as those companies providing goods and services to cannabis companies. She has also counselled clients on the impact of the Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill.