Maureen Ohlhausen

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Baker Botts

Former Acting Chairman, Federal Trade Commission; Partner

Maureen K. Ohlhausen is a partner at Baker Botts and chairs the firm’s antitrust and competition law group.  She served as Acting FTC Chairman and Commissioner for six years, directing consumer protection enforcement, with a particular emphasis on privacy and technology issues. Ohlhausen has published dozens of articles on privacy, regulation, FTC litigation, and telecommunications law issues in prestigious publications and has testified over a dozen times before Congress. She has received numerous awards, including the FTC's Robert Pitofsky Lifetime Achievement Award.
Prior to serving as a Commissioner, Ohlhausen led the FTC's Internet Access Task Force, which produced an influential report analyzing competition and consumer protection issues in the areas of broadband and Internet. She also clerked at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
 

 

Contributions by Maureen Ohlhausen

  • Privacy and Antitrust: Regulating a Digital Economy
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • The FTC in 2017: The View from the Top
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2017
  • Opening Keynotes: FTC Priorities for 2017 and Beyond
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2016
  • The FTC’s Big Data Report: What You Need to Know
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • Privacy Compliance in a Post-Nomi World
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • All You Need to Know About the EU–U.S. Privacy Shield Agreement
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016
  • The Internet of Things for Privacy and Security Professionals
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • Privacy Enforcement: The Regulators? Agenda
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2015
  • Big Data, the Internet of Things and the Roles (and Rules) of Regulation
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2015
  • Big but Not Bad Data: U.S. and EU Perspectives
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2014
  • The FTC?s View of the Internet of Things
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Academy 2014
  • The FTC?s View of the Internet of Things
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Academy 2014
  • Privacy from Day One to Preeminence: A Session on Growing with Privacy, Effectiv
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy Academy 2014