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Diversity in the Global Marketplace: Careers in Antitrust Enforcement and Consumer Protection
Thursday, July 10, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (rescheduled from 6/24)

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Given the state of our current economy, promoting consumer welfare and ensuring a competitive commercial marketplace are more necessary than ever. Consumer protection and antitrust attorneys address the most interesting and diverse issues relating to fraud, deception, unfair and abusive business practices as well as anticompetitive business practices and mergers.

Representatives from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the New York Attorney General's and the Department of Justice's Antitrust Divisions will be present to discuss the work performed by each of their offices, provide advice on pursuing a career in this area generally, and more specifically within their agencies, and identify efforts made by their agencies to encourage diversity and increase the numbers of diverse and female attorneys in government service.

Moderator: Steve Tugander, United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division

Speakers: Nancy Turnblacer, Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region; Marcos D. Vigil, Deputy Secretary of State for Business and Licensing Service for New York State; Ebunoluwa Taiwo, Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals

Sponsored by: Committee on Minorities in the Courts, Nadine Fontaine, Chair; Committee on Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Fiona Schaeffer, Chair

Co-Sponsored by: Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section


42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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