Peter Barton Hutt
Peter Barton Hutt is senior counsel in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling LLP specializing in food and drug law. He served as Chief Counsel for the Food and Drug Administration during 1971-1975 and has been a member of the Institute of Medicine since its founding in 1971. Co-author of the casebook used to teach food and drug law throughout the country, he has published more than 175 book chapters and articles on food and drug law and health policy. Beginning in 1994, he has taught a full course on this subject each year during Winter Term at Harvard Law School; in 1998, he taught the same course during Spring Term at Stanford Law School. He graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School and obtained a Master of Laws degree in Food and Drug Law from NYU Law School.