Maia Kats is the Litigation Director for the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the leading non-profit addressing nutrition and truth in food labeling. As CSPI Litigation Director, she focuses on prosecuting consumer class actions in the food and supplements context. Most recently, Ms. Kats and her co-counsel have resolved class claims against Coca-Cola for its marketing of Vitaminwater, Campbell Soup Company for its labeling of Plum Organic Baby Foods, Safeway for its failure to notify customers of Class One Recalls, and PepsiCo for its marketing of Naked Juices.
She recently initiated several other litigations, including against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association, CVS, Kellogg, and General Mills. Prior to joining CSPI, Ms. Kats was a partner with the class action firm of Sprenger & Lang, PLLC and before then, an associate with Hughes Hubbard & Reed. She earned her J.D. From the University of Michigan School of Law, where she earned multiple awards, and her B.A. from the University of Michigan, with highest honors.