Cristen Rose’s practice encompasses a wide variety of commercial & business litigation, with significant experience in mass torts, class actions, product liability defense, environmental litigation, contractual disputes and regulatory compliance. As a member of the firm’s Regulatory Law & Litigation practice group, she devotes a significant portion of her practice to the regulation of pesticides and other chemical products under the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Cristen also has extensive experience representing companies that are subjects of investigations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
In addition to defending clients in governmental investigations and enforcement proceedings, Cristen counsels and defends clients on regulatory, contractual and licensing issues, and in federal arbitrations arising under FIFRA. She also has considerable experience with state and federal litigation involving product liability, false advertising and unfair trade practice claims. Her knowledge of both environmental law and commercial litigation has been manifested in articles published and seminars presented in both the United States and Asia.