Jon Leibowitz Edit Profile
Bachelor in American History, University Wisconsin, 1980. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1984.
Attorney private practice, Washington, 1984—1986. Counsel to Senator Paul Simon, 1986—1987. Chief counsel to Senator Herb Kohl, 1989—2000.
Chief counsel, staff director United States Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice, 1991—1994, United States Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism and Technology, Washington, 1995—1996. Democratic chief counsel, staff director United States Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, 1997—2000. Vice president congressional affairs Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), 2000—2004.
Commissioner Federal Trade Commission, since 2004, chairman, since 2009.
Member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Ruth Marcus; children: Emma, Julia.