Upcoming Event 01/17 – Food & Drug Law: Past, Present & Future


Food & Drug Law: Past, Present & Future
Celebrating Peter Barton Hutt’s 20 Years (thus far) at HLS

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Wasserstein 2019; Milstein West AB

Harvard Law School
4:00pm (reception to follow at 5:30)

Peter Barton Hutt has worked at the Washington, DC law firm of Covington & Burling, specializing in Food and Drug Law, for more than five decades. He has represented clients in administrative, legislative, executive, and judicial settings. He began his law practice with the firm in 1960 and is now Senior Counsel; between 1971 to 1975, he was Chief Counsel for the Food and Drug Administration. The Best Lawyers in America selected Mr. Hutt as the 2013 FDA Lawyer of the Year for Washington, DC. Since 1994, Mr. Hutt has taught Food and Drug Law during Winter Term at Harvard Law School, covering all aspects of government regulation of food and drugs from ancient times to present.

Introductions and Welcome

Martha Minow, HLS Dean

Tributes to Professor Hutt

  • I. Glenn Cohen, Assistant Professor, Harvard Law School; Faculty Co-Director, Petrie-Flom Center
  • Theodore Ruger, Professor of Law, Penn Law School
  • Lewis Grossman, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

Peter Barton Hutt

Questions and Discussion

Dean Minow and Audience

For questions, contact petrie-flom@law.harvard.edu, 617-496-4664

Co-sponsored by the Petrie-Flom Center and the HLS Dean’s Office


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