President Nominates Biden Aide to FTC

Terrell McSweeny to Complete Unexpired Term of Former Chair Jon Leibowitz 6/25/2013 9:50 AM Eastern
The president has nominated Terrell McSweeny to Federal Trade Commissioner, filling the unexpired term of former chairman Jon Leibowitz, who exited in March.

McSweeny has been a domestic policy adviser to Vice President Joe Biden. She is a former attorney with O'Melveny & Myers and a graduate of Harvard and Georgetown Law.

McSweeny will bring the FTC to its full complement of five commissioners, joining fellow Democrats Edith Ramirez, chair, and Julie Brill, and Republicans Maureen Ohlhausen and Joshua Wright.

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