Professor James O'Reilly of the University of Cincinnati co-chairs the FDA Committee of the ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice. His textbook on FDA law (3d Ed. Thomson West) was quoted by the U.S. Supreme Court with the words, "The experts have written...". He has taught FDA law since 1980 and has authored 40 books and 175 articles. He formerly chaired the programs committee of the Food & Drug Law Institute, and gave the keynote address for FDA's midwestern management convocation on the 100th Anniversary of FDA in 2006. He is a former advisor to the Association of Food & Drug Officials and has lectured internationally on food safety issues. He is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Virginia School of Law.