Daniel G. Jarcho

Dan 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 recent 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 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.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Appellate, 3) Health Care Litigation, 4) International Litigation, 5) State Attorneys General Practice Team and 6) Government & Internal Investigations
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D.,1984)
Education Harvard University (B.A.,1981)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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