Kristin McGaver Sikora

Professional Biography

Kristin McGaver Sikora works with businesses to solve regulatory, compliance, and safety related issues. She also advises and represents businesses in complex litigation matters. She is a senior counsel in the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group, Consumer Law, Finance & Class Action Group, and a member of the Manufacturing Sector.

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Advising Practice

Kristin regularly advises and represents manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of consumer and industrial products in all areas of their business. Kristin assists companies with developing best practices for their products. From advising on good manufacturing practices, regulatory compliance programs, and supply chain protocols, to developing compliant marketing plans and labeling strategies, Kristin works with companies seeking to market new products or those looking to improve existing practices for products that have been on the market for years. Kristin has experience working with testing labs and regulators (including the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), FDA, FTC, Health Canada, and others) to certify or demonstrate regulatory compliance. In this capacity, Kristin advises companies through global and United States product recalls and remediation plans and assesses regulatory compliance for due diligence and deal purposes.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Kristin has experience assisting clients in a range of complex litigation matters, including contract disputes, distribution and franchise litigation, intellectual property disputes, and antitrust litigation in federal and state court and in arbitration. Kristin also has experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in connection with government/regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.

Prior to joining Foley, Kristin was a law clerk for the Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. During law school, Kristin was a student attorney with the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office in its mental health division in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was also a judicial extern for the Honorable John R. Tunheim, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

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