Robert Schoshinski


Federal Trade Commission

Assistant Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection

Robert Schoshinski is an Assistant Director in the Federal Trade Commission's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. His responsibilities include supervising the investigations, litigation, and policy work performed by the Division's attorneys and investigators relating to FCRA enforcement, privacy, data security, and identity protection. Mr. Schoshinski joined the FTC in 2001.

Prior to joining the FTC, Mr. Schoshinski served as a supervising attorney and adjunct professor in the D.C. Law Students in Court litigation clinic, training law students from five D.C. law schools in litigation and substantive law and supervising their practice in court. He had previously worked as a litigation associate in private practice.

He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal district courts for Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Schoshinski received a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.


Contributions by Robert Schoshinski

  • Achieving Reasonable Security: Practical Solutions and Guidance
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Privacy, Ethics and Anti-Bias by Design in AI and Machine Learning
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • The Hidden Insider Threats: Unveiling the Visual Hacker and Social Engineer
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016