Shawn K. Stevens


Shawn Stevens is the founding member of Food Industry Counsel LLC, the only law firm in the world that represents the food industry exclusively.

As a food industry consultant and lawyer, Mr. Stevens works throughout the U.S. and abroad with food industry clients (including the world’s largest growers, processors, restaurant chains, distributors and grocers) helping them protect their brand by reducing food safety risk, complying with FDA and USDA food safety regulations, managing recalls, and defending high-profile foodborne illness claims.

Mr. Stevens also speaks regularly to audiences on a wide variety of emerging scientific, regulatory and food safety legal trends, authors columns for Meatingplace, The National Provisoner and Food Quality and Safety Magazine, and is quoted regularly by national media publications such as TIME Magazine, the New York Post, and Corporate Counsel. Additional information about Mr. Stevens’ legal and consulting practice can be found at