Adam Ekonomon is the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at The J.M. Smucker Company where he is primarily responsible for legal compliance of all Marketing and Regulatory matters. Mr. Ekonomon’s practice focuses on advertising, marketing and promotion law, including advertising compliance, product claims and substantiation, agency, license and talent agreements, and promotion structure and compliance. Mr. Ekonomon also advises in the areas of food labeling, food safety and food regulatory compliance. Mr. Ekonomon earned his B.S. in Finance at Youngstown State University, his J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law, and his Masters from the University of Akron Graduate School of Business. In 2015, he received his LLM in Global Food Law from Michigan State University College of Law, and is currently an Adjunct Professor teaching Advertising Law – Food Focus in MSU COL’s Global Food Law program.