John O’Brien

John O’Brien serves as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel – Regulatory for RAI Services Company, where he counsels Reynolds American Inc.’s operating companies on a wide range of regulatory-related matters.

Prior to joining Reynolds in 2018, John spent over a decade in private practice, where he counseled some of the largest consumer packaged goods companies on a wide range of FDA, USDA, and FTC regulatory matters, including enforcement actions, civil litigation, investigations, inspections, product recalls, claims substantiation, labeling, and compliance.

He earned his BM from Northwestern University and earned his MM and JD degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.