Acting Director Appointed to U.S. FTC BCP


Thomas Pahl has been appointed Acting Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, according to a press release on the FTC’s website. “Pahl previously served a detail to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee under the leadership of Chairman Orrin Hatch, focusing on antitrust and consumer privacy issues. Pahl also has worked as an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School and is a member of the Federalist Society. More recently, Pahl has worked on consumer financial protection issues (especially credit reporting and debt collection issues) as a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, and on debt collection issues at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”

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