Randy Tritell was appointed as Director of the Office of International Affairs by Chairman Debbie Majoras in 2007. He is responsible for coordinating the FTC’s international antitrust and consumer protection policies and the FTC’s involvement in cases that raise international issues. He also represents the FTC in multilateral fora including the International Competition Network and the OECD Competition Committee, and in the negotiation and implementation of international cooperation agreements and competition and consumer protection provisions of trade agreements.
Prior to joining the Federal Trade Commission in 1998, Mr. Tritell was a partner with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, practicing in New York and in Brussels where he opened the firm’s office. Mr. Tritell began his career at the Federal Trade Commission, serving in various positions including Assistant to the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Terry Calvani, and Executive Assistant to the Chairman.
Mr. Tritell obtained his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He co-chairs the ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s International Task Force and serves on the advisory board of the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement and of the Fordham Competition Law Institute.