ABA Panel on Careers in Consumer Protection and Privacy Law is Hosting Teleconferences on February 1st and 8th!

The ABA Section of Antitrust Law Consumer Protection Committee is hosting two teleconferences on careers in consumer protection and privacy law for law students and young lawyers on February 1 and February 8, 2018 at 3 pm ET.

We have the following panelists to share their experiences in consumer protection and privacy law:

Government and Non-Profit Consumer Protection Careers Panel (February 1): Lesley Fair (FTC), Ian Clarke (Department of Justice Canada, Competition Bureau), Maia Kats (Center for Science in the Public Interest), Khaliah N. Barnes (U.S. Department of Justice Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties) and Abby Stempson (National Association of Attorneys General).

Private Practice Consumer Protection Careers Panel (February 8): Alysha Manji-Knight (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg), Allyson Baker (Venable), Anita Banicevic (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg) and Sally M. Handmaker (Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll)

Program Description:

Join current consumer protection attorneys for a telephonic panel discussions to hear tips on pursuing consumer protection law as a possible career.  Panelists will share their experiences as private practitioners and attorneys at government agencies including the Federal Trade Commission, the Canadian Competition Bureau, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Department of Justice.  The discussions will also include ways the Section of Antitrust Law can serve as a valuable resource for law students.

For those of you interested in learning more about a career in consumer protection or privacy law, please see the following links:

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February 8:


There is also a program flyer which sets out additional details. If you have questions, please ash your CDO advisor. If you wish to view the flyer, please visit or contact the CDO.