About Rakesh M. Amin
A passionate attorney for a wide variety of clients in the food, beverage, dietary supplement, cosmetic and drug industries, Rakesh has earned a strong reputation for his judgment, analytical skills and results.
Rakesh worked as a registered pharmacist at Walgreens while attending law school and has practiced law since 1995. Rakesh works primarily on FDA/Advertising compliance and defending against FDA, FTC, NAD, competitor and class action challenges, patent and trademark protection and infringement litigation, Proposition 65 and commercial/breach of contract disputes.
Companies seeking to develop and launch products focused on health and beauty turn to Rakesh for creative strategies to help label, advertise and sell products, protect their inventions and brand names, and to prevent and defend against government, competitor and consumer challenges.
Rakesh supports The American Nutrition Association, Vitamin Angels and Family Farmed Good Food Commission. Rakesh further works with leading trade associations such as the Council for Responsible Nutrition, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, United Natural Products Association, American Herbal Products Association, Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s, International Probiotics Association, National Animal Supplement Council, Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association, CoQ10 Association, The Global Prebiotic Association, Global Curcumin Association, Vitamin K2 Association, Natural Products Association, and American Botanical Council.
In addition to enjoying reading, meditation, kung fu, swimming and hiking, he is an avid basketball and ping-pong player who plays regularly with clients. He lives with his wife, son and daughter in Chicago.