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chairman , federal trade commissioner

Jon Leibowitz, federal trade commissioner, chairman. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Leibowitz, Jon was born in 1958.

Education

Bachelor in American History, University Wisconsin, 1980. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1984.

Career

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.

Membership

Member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ruth Marcus; children: Emma, Julia.

spouse:
Ruth Marcus

children:
Emma Leibowitz

Julia Leibowitz