Deepti Kulkarni, Esq.
Deepti Kulkarni, Esq. is an associate in the Food, Drug and Medical Device Regulatory practice, who counsels clients on a wide range of matters involving FDA regulatory issues.
Since joining Sidley from the Office of Chief Counsel at the FDA in 2015, Deepti has focused her practice on assisting clients in launching their products and complying with regulations for foods and dietary supplements, animal products, medical devices, and prescription and OTC drugs. In addition, she counsels clients on potential crises, such as product recalls, import refusals, and other regulatory actions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Deepti served as an Associate Chief Counsel in the FDA’s Office of Chief Counsel from 2009 to 2015. While at FDA, Deepti counseled various components of FDA and HHS on a broad scope of issues related to conventional foods, dietary supplements, and animal products, as well as cross-product matters involving advisory committees, imports/exports, and constitutional issues. Deepti received several individual and group awards during her time at the FDA, including the FDA Award of Merit (FDA’s highest award), Commissioner’s Special Citation, Commissioner’s Special Recognition Award, and the CFSAN Director’s Special Citation Award.