LieAnn Van-Tull is an Adjunct Professor of Law and teaches Externship I. Professor Van-Tull also works in private practice at Keller and Heckman LLP where she practices food and drug law with an emphasis on food and drug packaging regulation and tobacco and e-vapor regulation. She advises domestic and foreign clients regarding compliance with global food and drug packaging requirements.

Professor Van-Tull assists companies in obtaining food contact clearances for their products in the United States (U.S.), Canada, China, South America, as well as the European Union (EU) and its individual Member States. She also provides guidance to clients on ways to establish a suitable regulatory status for products for which explicit premarket approval is not necessary.

In addition, Professor Van-Tull advises foreign and domestic clients on tobacco and e-vapor regulation by providing state and federal legislative counsel to tobacco and e-vapor suppliers, retailers, distributors, and manufacturers. She also counsels clients on approaches to establishing clearances for tobacco products marketed in the U.S.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Professor Van-Tull served as regulatory counsel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where she was a member of the lead counsel team on enforcement actions against companies that produce electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). She also developed policies and programs involving matters affecting the regulation of the tobacco industry.

Professor Van-Tull graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science. She earned her Masters in Chemical and Life Sciences from the University of Maryland, her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and her LLM in Intellectual Property from George Washington Law School.