Speaker Profile

Mary K. Engle
Associate Director, Division of Advertising Practices / FTC

Mary K. Engle directs the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Advertising Practices.  The division is responsible for regulating national advertising matters, including claims about food, over-the-counter drugs, dietary supplements, alcohol, tobacco and internet services. Ms. Engle joined the FTC as a staff attorney in 1990; she has held a number of management positions in the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and has served as an advisor to a commissioner. Before joining the FTC, she practiced law with a firm in Washington, D.C. Mary received a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.