Zackler, Allan I.

Allan I. Zackler
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
azackler@wendel.com

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.

University of Illinois; B.A., cum laude

Admissions

State Bar of California

  • Profile
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Allan is an attorney with the firm’s Business practice and Food and Beverage practice. With more than four decades of experience, both as in-house counsel and in private practice, Allan understands the importance of being available and delivering responsive results for clients. He is known for his attentiveness and deep insight in business and corporate law as well as consumer products and food regulatory and marketing law.

Business

Experienced in all facets of corporate and business law, Allan represents clients in contract negotiations, business formations and finance, distribution agreements, buy-sell agreements, technology licensing, and general commercial transactions.

Food and Beverage

Allan’s consumer products and food law practice provides comprehensive business and regulatory legal services. He advises advertisers on claims substantiation and works with clients to respond to governmental inquiries from the FDA, FTC, State Attorneys General, District Attorneys and others. His clients include Natural and Organic Products companies.

Diverse Experience

Allan has been in private practice since 1984. Previously, he practiced for 10 years as vice president and general counsel for Foremost Dairies, Inc., a $700 million per year processor of food products, and as senior counsel for McKesson Corporation. His in-house corporate experience provides insight to top and middle management’s need for quick, responsive advice they can use immediately.

Alameda County Bar Association

Publications

The Legal Angle On General Mills Recall  Of 10 Million Pounds Of Flour

The Legal Angle On General Mills Recall Of 10 Million Pounds Of Flour

06/06/2016 | Allan I. Zackler and Joshua D. Cohen

What happened? On May 31, General Mills issued a voluntary recall (http://www.generalmills.com/flour/) of more than 10 million pounds of flour. Between mid-December 2015 and early May 2016, thirty-eight people have…

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Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.

University of Illinois; B.A., cum laude

Admissions

State Bar of California