Laura E. Gomez
Laura Gomez is an Ottawa-based Gowling WLG partner who advises on regulatory law, practising primarily in the area of product regulation, compliance and enforcement and corporate commercial law.
Laura assists clients with regulatory and commercial issues relating to the commercialization of foods, non-prescription and prescription drugs, natural health products, cosmetics, devices, consumer products and controlled drugs. She has particular experience in advising clients with respect to regulatory issues, including product licensing, temporary marketing authorizations for foods, advertising, packaging and labelling, formulation and ingredient reviews, drug establishment licensing, site licensing, compliance and enforcement, recalls, importation, distribution and manufacturing.
Laura's practice also includes regulatory compliance and commercial issues that relate to multi-level marketing, direct selling and consumer protection. She advises and represents clients interacting with Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Industry Canada, Environment Canada as well as provincial and territorial regulators.
Laura is co-editor of the Gowling WLG Food, NHP and Cosmetics Law Newsletter and is fluent in English and French.