Speaker Profile

Lesley Fair
Senior Attorney / Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC

Lesley Fair is a Senior Attorney with the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. She spent 17 years as a litigator with the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices and now specializes in industry education as the Bureau’s business blogger, business.ftc.gov. Lesley is the author of FTC Regulation of Advertising in FOOD AND DRUG LAW AND REGULATION (2015) and The FTC & Social Media in SOCIAL MEDIA AND FDA: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE (2010). On the faculty of the Catholic University School of Law since 1984, Lesley holds the title of Distinguished Lecturer.  She also teaches Consumer Protection Law at The George Washington University Law School. Lesley graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received a J.D. from the University of Texas.  She clerked for United States District Judge Fred Shannon and served as staff counsel to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.