Obama Taps DOJ’s McSweeny For FTC Seat

Law360, San Diego (June 21, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT) -- The White House on Friday nominated a senior counsel on competition policy at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division to serve as a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission.

President Barack Obama named Terrell McSweeny, who has held the senior counsel role at the DOJ since 2012 and previously advised Vice President Joe Biden on domestic policy matters from 2009-12, for the fifth FTC commissioner spot. If confirmed, she would fill a vacancy at the agency after the president tapped commissioner Edith Ramirez to replace...
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