Maneesha Mithal

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Federal Trade Commission

Associate Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection

Maneesha Mithal is the associate director of the Federal Trade Commission's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. While at the commission, she has held numerous positions, including chief of staff of the Bureau of Consumer Protection and assistant director of the International Division of Consumer Protection. She supervises work in the areas of commercial privacy, data security and credit reporting. Prior to joining the Federal Trade Commission in 1999, Mithal was an attorney at the Washington law firm of Covington & Burling.

Mithal earned her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.

 

Contributions by Maneesha Mithal

  • U.S. Children’s Privacy Rule Review — What’s at Stake?
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
  • Pathways in Privacy: Exploring Your Best Options
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
  • Privacy Bar Section Forum
    Forum Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2020
  • Data Privacy Trends to Watch at the Federal and State Level
    Speaker at Washington, DC KnowledgeNet: May 21, 2019
  • Working with the FTC in a Privacy or Security Investigation, from CID to Consent
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Key Federal and State Regulatory Trends in Privacy to Watch in 2018 and Beyond – Direct from the Regulators
    Speaker at Washington, DC KnowledgeNet: February 26, 2018
  • Key Federal and State Regulatory Trends in Privacy to Watch in 2017 and Beyond – Direct from the Regulators
    Speaker at Washington, DC KnowledgeNet: February 27, 2017
  • Closing Keynotes: The Future of FTC-FCC Collaboration
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2016
  • The Toughest Debate in Town: Meal v. Mithal
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
  • So, You Just Got a Letter from the FTC
    Speaker at Practical Privacy Series 2015