Laura Brett is the director of the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus. Ms. Brett became director in August of 2017. She joined NAD in April 2012 and handled a variety of cases involving advertising in digital media, including the review of the adequacy of disclosures in digital formats, particularly in native advertising. In addition to speaking at seminars on the issues surrounding advertising in social media, Laura has published articles on the ethical standards of advertisers in social media and native advertising, and participated on a panel at the Federal Trade Commission’s Native Advertising Workshop in December of 2013. Prior to joining NAD, she specialized in litigation matters in her own private practice and at Willkie Farr & Gallagher. In addition to Ms. Brett’s professional experience, she has served on the board of not-for-profit organizations and also as deputy mayor on her local city council. Laura graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and received her law degree from Fordham University School of Law.