Christine Wilson Named Executive Assistant to FTC Chairman

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Federal Trade Commission Chairman Timothy J. Muris has announced the appointment of Christine C. Wilson as his Executive Assistant. Wilson will oversee a range of antitrust and consumer protection matters on behalf of the Chairman.

Wilson joins the FTC from the law firm of Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White, LLP. Earlier in her career, she practiced with the law firm of Collier, Shannon, Rill & Scott PLLC. Wilson focused her practice on antitrust and trade regulation law, with an emphasis on international competition law and policy. Wilson advised James F. Rill, Co-Chair of the International Competition Policy Advisory Committee to the Department of Justice, in the formulation and drafting of the final recommendations of the Advisory Committee. Additionally, she participated in the competition policy initiatives and activities of numerous organizations, including the U.S. Council for International Business, the International Chamber of Commerce, the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, and the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. While in private practice, Wilson represented clients before numerous U.S. and foreign competition agencies and counseled clients in a variety of industries, including carbonated soft drinks, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, airlines, and oil and gas production.

Wilson received her B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Florida and her J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center where she served as a research assistant to Professor Steven C. Salop. She is a member of both the District of Columbia and Commonwealth of Virginia Bars.

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