Todd J. Stedeford, Ph.D., DABT®, ERT, ATS
Senior Science and Regulatory Advisor

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BS, University of South Florida, Biology

Ph.D., University of South Florida, Toxicology and Risk Assessment

JD, Levin College of Law, University of Florida


EPA Silver Medal for Meritorious Service (2019)

EPA Bronze Medal for Commendable Service (2017, 2020)



Todd J. Stedeford delivers exceptional regulatory acumen and scientific experience to firm clients developed over a 20-plus year career spanning international laboratory research; corporate and federal legal appointments; industry health, safety, and environment (HS&E) positions; and scientific leadership of U.S. federal agencies. Dr. Stedeford most recently served as Senior Science Advisor/Senior Leader, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Other positions Dr. Stedeford has held at EPA include Acting Chief, Chemical Risk and Reporting Enforcement Branch, Waste and Chemical Enforcement Division, Office of Civil Enforcement (OCE); and Chief of Assessment Branch 2 for New and Existing Chemicals, Risk Assessment Division, OPPT.

Highlights of Dr. Stedeford’s stellar legal and scientific career include serving as in-house counsel and toxicology advisor, Health, Safety and Environment Division, Albemarle Corporation; Toxicology Manager, Reduced Risk Products, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, JT International S.A.; Environmental Health Scientist, Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, EPA; Law Clerk, Environmental Crimes Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice; and Law Clerk, Criminal Investigation Division, Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, EPA.

Dr. Stedeford is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT®), a European Registered Toxicologist (ERT), and a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences (ATS).He holds a Ph.D. in Toxicology and Risk Assessment from the University of South Florida and a J.D. from the Levin College of Law, University of Florida.

Professional & Community Involvement:

Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences

Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology

Registered, European Registry of Toxicologists

Member, Society of Toxicology

Advisory Board Member, Center for Alternative Animal Testing (CAAT), Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2019 - 2021

Co-Chair, Science and Technology Committee, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER), American Bar Association, 2012 - 2014

Member, Ocular and Dermal Irritation Working Group, Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM), National Toxicology Program Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM), 2017

Co-Chair, Risk Assessment/Risk Management Task Group 3, Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Initiative, EPA, Health Canada, and Environment Canada, 2012 - 2014

Bar & Court Admissions:

District of Columbia Bar, 2007

New York State Bar, 2011

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