Regulatory Affairs Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Dietary supplement, Regulatory, Raw material, Ephedra, Code of Federal Regulations, Structure Function, Claims

Expert Witness No.1873



1978-1981 Masters Business Administration Pepperdine University Malibu, Ca
1966-1972 MS, Chemistry – Analytical Chemistry BS, Chemistry University of California     Berkeley, CA


2000 Principal The Lassiter Group Laguna Beach, CA
Established Regulatory Consulting Firm Specializing in Regulatory Matters both Domestic and International. Expanded presence in Natural Products Industry including Dietary Supplements, Medical Foods, Functional Foods, Cosmetics and Cosmeceutcals. Established fitness of products for markets and companies

1986–2000 Senior Manager, Technical and Regulatory Affairs Nutrilite Division, Amway Corp. Buena Park, CA Built Regulatory and Government Affairs Function Successful intervention in US and International Regulatory Matters, Managed Quality Control Operation for the entire division Managed Product Development Operation for a $1-billion product line of supplements
Successfully maintained all division Risk Management operations Issue Manager, Trans-Atlantic Business Dialog

1982-1986 Technical Manager Medcom, Inc.Garden Grove, CA Created Interactive Medical Education Training Film Program Designed and Developed Medical Education Training Kiosk.

1981-1982 Freelance Writer Self-Employed Huntington Beach, CA Created over 30 independently published Business Activity Articles

1977-1981 Section Manager, Regulatory Affairs McGaw Laboratories Irvine, CA Managed Regulatory Affairs Section – US NDA controlled items.

1974-1977 Manager, Technical Affairs Plus Products Irvine, CA Managed all technical aspects for Dietary Supplement Manufacturer Designed and implemented numerous formulation and technical applications.


Past Executive Board of Trustees, American Herbal Products Association

Chair, Government Affairs Committee, American Herbal Products Association


Available upon request