Deanna Clark-Esposito


Deanna Clark-Esposito is the Managing Attorney of the New York City based Clark-Esposito Law Firm, P.C., and provides legal representation to domestic and foreign companies with matters involving US federal laws and agencies including, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on vape and tobacco products, and the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on cannabis.  She also handles matters concerning the import, export, transportation, and fashion industries.

In 2017, she presented at the “Vapor Fair Meets Hookah Fair” trade show, providing an overview of current obligations, deadlines, and what is on the horizon for the vape industry in terms of FDA regulations and compliance.  She was also a panelist at the Women Grow NYC event entitled, “Know the Law: The Legal Side of a Cannabis Business.”  In 2018, Deanna was a panelist at Yale University’s first ever “Business of Legal Cannabis” conference.

Deanna writes legal editorial content for the vape industry’s “B2B Wholesaler” and the cannabis industry’s “CannaBiz Wholesaler” magazines.  Her book, “A Practical Guide to Fashion Law and Compliance,” was also published with Fairchild Books of Bloomsbury Publishing in March 2018.  More about her and the firm may be found at and on Twitter @tradetogrow.

Practice Areas

  • International Law
  • Other
  • Admiralty & Maritime

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