Speaker Profile

John E. Villafranco
Partner / Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

John Villafranco provides litigation and counseling services with a focus on advertising law matters and consumer protection. A leading practitioner in this field, he represents clients in advertising substantiation proceedings and investigations conducted by the FTC and state Attorneys General, in consumer class action cases in state and federal court, and in Lanham Act litigation. Mr. Villafranco also represents challengers and advertisers before the NAD of the Council of Better Business Bureaus and the NARB. An editor-in-chief of the ABA’s Consumer Protection Law Developments treatise and author of numerous articles on advertising law, he is an authority on a range of consumer protection law issues. Clients tell Chambers that he “knows the FTC and the law better than anyone.” John is the current chair of the ABA Antitrust Section Advertising Disputes & Litigation Committee and past chair of the ABA Antitrust Section Consumer Protection Committee and the ABA Consumer Protection Conference.