US: Former FTC commissioner joins Covington

Terrell McSweeny has joined Covington & Burling as a partner in the Antitrust and Competition Law and Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Groups in Washington, DC. Ms. McSweeny most recently served as a Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Ms. McSweeny has held senior appointments in the FTC, the Department of Justice, the White House, and the United States Senate. Prior to appointment as an FTC Commissioner in 2014, she served as Chief Counsel for Competition Policy and Intergovernmental Relations for the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

“Having served both at the FTC and in the Antitrust Division, Terrell has an exceptionally broad base of experience to draw upon in helping clients understand and manage antitrust enforcement, privacy, and data security issues. She also has developed relationships with and an understanding of other enforcement agencies around the world,” said Deborah Garza, co-chair of Covington’s Antitrust and Competition Law practice.

“I am excited to join a firm that is well positioned to guide clients through the increasingly complex global antitrust, cybersecurity, and consumer protection landscape,” said Ms. McSweeny. “I look forward to advising clients on their most pressing and complex legal issues and to practicing with outstanding colleagues.”

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