Legally Speaking Shawn Stevens
Shawn Stevens is the founding member of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the only law firm in the U.S. that represents the food industry exclusively. Stevens works with to help them protect their brand by complying with FDA and USDA regulations, reducing risk, managing recalls, and defending high-profile foodborne illness claims.

Bio for Shawn Stevens

Shawn Stevens devotes his entire practice to representing the food industry. 

For more than a decade, Stevens has worked nationally with food industry clients (including the world’s largest food processors, national restaurant chains, and food distributors and grocers) helping them protect their brand by proactively reducing their food safety exposure, complying with complex food safety regulations, coordinating recall efforts, and defending high-profile foodborne illness claims. 

In addition to his legal consulting practice, Food Industry Counsel LLC, Stevens serves as the only food safety and food quality mediator in the nation, helping parties who have food safety or quality disagreements (whether in advance of or during litigation) resolve their disputes.

In addition to his mediation and dispute resolution practice, Stevens also speaks regularly to national audiences on a wide variety of emerging scientific, regulatory and legal food safety trends. 

Stevens also writes about food safety issues for variouls industry publications.

Additional information about his food safety and quality consulting and legal practice can be found at