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Snehal Y. Trivedi

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Snehal Trivedi is an associate in the firm’s Research Triangle Park office focusing her practice on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) policy and regulatory matters. Ms. Trivedi advises food manufacturers on ingredient marketing, product labeling, and importation requirements and assists pharmaceutical clients in preparing FDA correspondences such as REMS and bioequivalence waivers, as well as other post-market filings. She also drafts and negotiates various license, distribution, and clinical trial agreements on behalf of pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, and university hospitals. Finally, Ms. Trivedi facilitates due diligence efforts corresponding to state boards of pharmacy laws and regulations related to prescription drugs and controlled substances.

Professional Background

Before joining K&L Gates, Ms. Trivedi spent a number of years in the pharmaceutical industry focusing on post-approval drugs and devices and also practiced as a retail pharmacist. As part of her legal training, Ms. Trivedi served as a legal extern for the Honorable Ann Marie Calabria for the North Carolina Court of Appeals. In addition, she was a summer associate for the firm’s Research Triangle Park’s office in 2013 and 2014.


  • Sutherland Moot Court Competition, Semi-finalist.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Regulatory Affairs Professional Society
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • “FDA Regulation of Medical Textiles,” Guest Lecturer, North Carolina State University, October, 2016; March 2016
  • “Overview of US Food Law and Regulation” - FDLI Food Law and Regulation Course - February 2016

Additional Information

  • NC Board of Pharmacy Licensure
  • NJ Board of Pharmacy Licensure
  • Regulatory Affairs Certification - U.S.