Speaker Profile

Jodie Bernstein
Of Counsel, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Jodie Z. Bernstein is of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP. She is widely respected among consumer groups, industry organizations and the private bar as one the country’s leading lawyers, and she counsels clients across the spectrum of privacy and consumer protection law.

Ms. Bernstein’s public service includes appointments as director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, general counsel of the Environmental Protection Agency and general counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services. In her role at HHS, she supervised the legal divisions of the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the Health Care Finance Administration.

In October 2009, Ms. Bernstein received the Lifetime Achievement Award from The American Lawyer. She is also a recipient of the Miles W. Kirkpatrick Award for Lifetime Federal Trade Commission Achievement, which is presented to an individual whose contributions to the agency are reflected in all facets of the honoree’s work, inside and outside the agency.