Associate Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection - Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Maneesha Mithal is the Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. In this capacity, she supervises work in the area of data security, identity theft, credit reporting, behavioral advertising, and general privacy. She has held numerous positions at the Federal Trade Commission, including Chief of Staff of the Bureau of Consumer Protection and Assistant Director of the International Division of Consumer Protection. Prior to joining the Federal Trade Commission in 1999, Ms. Mithal was an attorney at the Washington law firm of Covington & Burling, where she practiced in the commercial litigation, international litigation, and legislative areas. Ms. Mithal earned her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.
- New Internet Privacy Legislation: What the White House, Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission Are Recommending May 14, 2012
- Enabling Online Privacy With Do Not Track: By Congress, Corporations or Code? April 5, 2011
Biography last updated April 27, 2012