McSweeny Would Bring Political Finesse To FTC Role

Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 7:50 PM EDT) -- Terrell McSweeny, the president's latest nominee to the Federal Trade Commission, may be a relative newcomer to the antitrust world, but former colleagues and observers say her combination of political acumen and experience with key industries like health care make her a strong fit for the agency.

McSweeny has spent the bulk of her career in politics, working on the presidential campaigns of former Vice President Al Gore and General Wesley Clark, and serving as deputy assistant to President Barack Obama and domestic policy adviser for...
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