THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES THOMAS B. LEARY AS MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL TRADE
The President today announced the nomination of Thomas B. Leary as a Member of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Mr. Thomas B. Leary, of Washington, D.C., is currently a senior partner at Hogan & Hartson, where he has practiced since 1983 representing clients before the FTC on both antitrust and consumer protection issues. He is a member of the Bars of New York, Michigan, and the District of Columbia, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Leary received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1952 and his J.D., magna cum laude, in 1958 from Harvard Law School.
The Federal Trade Commission is a bipartisan, independent agency responsible for enforcing competition and consumer protection throughout the U.S. economic community. The Commission works closely with the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department.