The primary objective of the firm of W. Patrick Noonan P.C. is to offer expert and quality legal services tailored to the diverse needs of its clients. That objective is accomplished by successfully guiding clients through the myriad of federal and state regulatory systems, avoiding legal problems and offering knowledgeable and practical solutions when they arise.

For over 25 years, W. Patrick Noonan has provided his clients with legal counsel and guidance in interpreting, understanding and complying with the federal and state regulation of food, dietary supplements, medical devices, drugs and cosmetic products.

The firm provides invaluable guidance interpreting, understanding and complying with government regulations, including counsel on obtaining new product approval and assisting in developing marketing programs that will meet FDA and DHS regulatory agencies' requirements and enforcement policies. Counseling and representation are available for companies involved in government enforcement actions, including product recalls, seizures, embargoes, import detentions, injunctions and prosecutions for alleged violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the California Sherman Law. Visit our Practice Areas section for more detailed information about these and other services.

The firm's clients consist of individuals as well as small and large U.S. corporations. In addition, the firm is often called upon by other law firms seeking expertise in food and drug law and regulations for their clients.

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Before forming W. Patrick Noonan P.C. in 1992, Mr. Noonan was a partner with Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm with the most extensive food and drug practice in the United States. While at Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, Mr. Noonan established and directed the firm's West Coast office.

Formerly, Mr. Noonan served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for Banner Gelatin Products Corporation.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree in 1965 and a master's degree in business administration in 1967 from the University of Michigan. In 1973, he received his Juris Doctorate cum laude from the University of San Diego. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy (Lieutenant Commander, Medical Service Corps).

Mr. Noonan is highly active in the regulatory professional community. He is a long-time member of the Advisory Council to the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. He is also a member of the American, California, Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations. Mr. Noonan is admitted to practice law in California and Michigan, and is a registered pharmacist in those states. He is a member of the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), Beauty Industry West, American Pharmaceutical Association and California Pharmacists Association.

He has written numerous articles on food and drug law and frequently speaks on those topics to trade organizations (see Published Works for more details).

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Our firm looks forward to serving you. We are located in the Warner Center Towers complex in Woodland Hills, a business center located in the Los Angeles area.

W. Patrick Noonan
A Professional Corporation
Warner Center Towers
21800 Oxnard Street, Suite 840
Woodland Hills, California 91367

Phone: (818) 887-5600
Fax: (818) 887-7099


Counsel in Southern California California State Regulatory Law Food & Drug Law Attorney