Daniel Jarcho represents clients in federal trial court and appellate litigation involving federal regulatory issues. Mr. Jarcho has litigated numerous Administrative Procedure Act challenges to federal agency actions, including cases involving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Defense, Agriculture, Treasury and Interior Departments, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
He has extensive experience litigating federal preemption defenses to state law claims. He also has defended clients in a wide variety of investigations and enforcement actions initiated by federal agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mr. Jarcho’s enforcement work focuses on representing clients facing FDA civil actions for seizures, injunctions and civil penalties and FDA-related criminal investigations. He is recognized as a leading practitioner for life sciences in Who’s Who Legal.
He also counsels clients on resolving regulatory compliance disputes with FDA that could lead to litigation, including disputes over inspections, Form 483 observations, Warning Letters, recalls and import alerts.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Jarcho worked at the U.S. Department of Justice as a trial attorney in the Civil Division’s Office of Consumer Litigation, where he represented FDA in federal court civil and criminal litigation.
He also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Following law school, Mr. Jarcho was a law clerk for the chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.
Bar Admissions : District of Columbia
- Harvard University (J.D., 1984)
- Harvard College (B.A., 1981)
- Board Member and Former President, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
- American Law Institute
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