Kyle A.Diamantas

Of Counsel

Miami + 1.305.714.9737 Washington + 1.202.879.3611

Kyle Diamantas represents food, dietary supplement, drug, cosmetic, and consumer products clients and supply chain participants on issues involving labeling, advertising, and regulatory and quality compliance and in transactions involving products and companies subject to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations.

Kyle handles complex commercial litigation with respect to FDA and USDA regulated products, general consumer products, and related advertising and marketing issues, among other general civil matters. He has experience in multidistrict, class action, and mass action litigation, including multidistrict products liability litigation related to a blockbuster antipsychotic drug; class action litigation related to cannabidiol (CBD), talcum powder, poultry, and various other food, supplement, and consumer products; false advertising and claim substantiation litigation; multidistrict antitrust litigation alleging anticompetitive behavior on the part of automobile insurers; and litigation stemming from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Experience

  • Swander Pace Capital sells T-Bev, Inc. to Florida Food ProductsJones Day advised Swander Pace Capital in the sale of T-Bev, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of tea extracts, instant tea, natural and organic caffeine and other botanical extracts catering to the functional beverage and dietary supplement markets, to Florida Food Products.
  • Goode Partners invests in JOCKO FUELJones Day advised Goode Partners LLC in its $30 million minority investment in JOCKO FUEL, a disruptive and rapidly-growing provider of premium sports and lifestyle nutritional products.
  • American Pacific Group acquires Gym Launch and Prestige LabsJones Day advised American Pacific Group, a San-Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm, in the acquisition of Gym Launch, a provider of coaching programs and business training materials to help gym owners increase revenue and improve profitability, and Prestige Labs, a provider of premium fitness and health supplements.
  • Goode Partners acquires ReadyWiseJones Day advised Goode Partners in the acquisition and financing of ReadyWise, the leader in emergency food preparedness.
  • American Pacific Group portfolio company acquires BioTRUST Nutrition® LLCJones Day advised American Pacific Group in connection with the acquisition and financing of BioTRUST Nutrition® LLC, a fast-growing, leading eCommerce nutrition brand with a portfolio of high-quality, science-based products that span protein, collagen, healthy living, anti-aging, and digestive health, by one of its portfolio companies, Wellbeam Consumer Health, LLC.
  • Swander Pace Capital portfolio company acquires Farm Ridge FoodsJones Day advised Swander Pace Capital in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Patriot Pickle of the pickle assets of Farm Ridge Foods, which distributes pickled products into the retail channel under its own name, as well as private label and third-party brands.
  • American Pacific Group portfolio company acquires TruSkinJones Day advised American Pacific Group, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Wellbeam Consumer Health of TruSkin, a leading skincare brand.
  • PPC Flexible Packaging acquires Consumer Packaging Group, LLCJones Day represented Morgan Stanley Capital Partners and its portfolio company, PPC Flexible Packaging, LLC, in PPC's acquisition and financing of the Harland, Wisconsin, based Consumer Packaging Group, LLC.