On November 13, Julie Brill, FTC Commissioner will be at the Tech Policy Lab and the University of Washington for round table discussions with students and academics. We will be doing a Q&A open to the University at 3:30 pm in Room 138 of William H. Gates Hall.

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Julie Brill was sworn in as a Commissioner of the  Federal Trade Commission April 6, 2010, to a term that expires on September 25,  2016. Prior  to becoming a Commissioner, Ms. Brill was the Senior Deputy Attorney General  and Chief of Consumer Protection and Antitrust for the North Carolina  Department of Justice, a position she held from February 2009 to April 2010.  Commissioner Brill has also been a  Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia University’s School of Law.  Before serving as Chief of Consumer Protection  and Antitrust in North Carolina, Commissioner Brill served as an Assistant  Attorney General for Consumer Protection and Antitrust for the State of Vermont  for over 20 years, from 1988 to 2009.  Commissioner  Brill was associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York  from 1987 to 1988.  She clerked for  Vermont Federal District Court Judge Franklin S. Billings, Jr. from 1985 to  1986.  Commissioner Brill graduated, magna  cum laude, from Princeton University, and from New York University School  of Law, where she had a Root-Tilden Scholarship for her commitment to public  service.

Since  joining the Commission, Ms. Brill has been working actively on issues of  critical importance to today’s consumers, including protecting consumers’  privacy, encouraging appropriate advertising substantiation, guarding consumers  from financial fraud, and maintaining competition in industries involving health  care and high-tech.

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