Jan Rybnicek

Attorney Advisor
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Jan advises Commissioner Wright on a wide range of issues in front of the Commission.  Prior to joining the Federal Trade Commission, Jan was an associate in the antitrust, competition, and trade practice at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Before entering private practice, Jan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mark S. Davis in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Jan received his law degree from George Mason University School of Law, and his bachelor’s degrees in business administration and philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jan is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law.

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George Mason University School of Law
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Professional Experience

Attorney Advisor
Commissioner Joshua D. Wright,
Federal Trade Commission
Washington, DC
(2013 – Present)

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Washington, DC
(2010 – 2013)

Law Clerk
The Honorable Mark S. Davis
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Norfolk, VA
(2009 – 2010)