Laura Riposo VanDruff


Federal Trade Commission

Assistant Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection

Laura Riposo VanDruff is an Assistant Director of the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. An experienced litigator, she supervises investigations relating to violations of U.S. laws enforced by the Commission that relate to the privacy and security of consumer information. Ms. VanDruff also manages privacy and security initiatives at the Commission, including the Commission's Start with Security series. She recently served as trial counsel in an administrative litigation alleging that a medical testing laboratory failed to provide reasonable and appropriate security for consumers' personal information. Before joining the Federal Trade Commission, Ms. VanDruff was a litigation associate at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C., where she represented clients in civil and criminal matters. She also served on the staff of the New York State Legislature. Ms. VanDruff is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law.


Contributions by Laura Riposo VanDruff

  • Cross-Device Tracking: Technology, Self-Regulation and an FTC Workshop Review
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • FTC: Dictator? Collaborator? Facilitator?
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2015
  • Another Cop on the Beat—The FCC's Recent Privacy Enforcement
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015