Teresa Schwartz is the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor Emeritus of Public Interest Law at the George Washington University Law School. From 1995 to 2001, she was the Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. In that position, she took the lead in organizing the FTC’s 1995 hearings on consumer protection in the emerging high-tech global marketplace. Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Schwartz was a member of the law faculty at George Washington University Law School. During her 25 years on the faculty, she served as the academic dean, taught and published in the areas of administrative law, torts, and products liability, and was named the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law. Ms. Schwartz began her legal career in 1971 as an Attorney Advisor to Federal Trade Commissioner Mary Gardiner Jones. In 1978, she was awarded a White House Fellowship. Ms. Schwartz has served on the board of directors of Consumers Union, the Food and Drug Law Institute, and the District of Columbia Bar. She also has served on the editorial advisory board of the Administrative Law Review. Ms. Schwartz earned her B.A. from Stanford University in 1965 and her J.D. (with highest honors) from George Washington University in 1971. She is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia.