Brian Ronholm is the senior director of regulatory policy for the Food, Drug, Medical Device, and Agriculture group at Arent Fox LLP, a law firm founded in 1942 with a focus on pro bono and community work. Ronholm leverages his experience as the former deputy under secretary of food safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He specializes in food safety regulation and policy, and provides clients with strategic advice on navigating regulatory challenges in the food and agriculture space.
During his time at USDA, Ronholm developed strategic frameworks and engaged in outreach activities to advance FSIS policies and initiatives impacting the meat, poultry, and processed egg industries. Prior to his appointment to the USDA, Ronholm worked for U.S. Rosa L. DeLauro,(D-CT, where he managed issues related to the House Agriculture-FDA Appropriations Subcommittee.