FTC's Brill Steps Away From LabMD Data Security Suit

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 8:18 PM EST) -- Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill recently recused herself from a closely watched data security case against LabMD Inc., following accusations by the medical testing laboratory that references to the suit in a pair of her speeches demonstrate that she cannot render an impartial decision on the matter.

Although she characterized the laboratory's motion to disqualify her as “without merit,” Brill said in a Dec. 24 statement that she would recuse herself from further participation in the administrative action due to her concern that full adjudication of...
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