FTC Loses GC, Gains Privacy Officer

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 4:23 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission’s general counsel has left the agency to return to the private sector, while one of its own has been appointed chief privacy officer, the FTC's chairman said Tuesday.

David Shonka, the FTC’s principal deputy general counsel since April 2008, will serve as acting general counsel, a role he served before Willard K. Tom had been appointed general counsel. The agency also announced that Peter Miller had been appointed the FTC’s chief privacy officer. The commission did not immediately say where Tom went....
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