Will Tom is the General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission. He previously served as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition and as head of the Bureau's policy office. He also served at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice as Counselor to the head of the Division. In that capacity, he was a principal drafter of the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property. His 30 years as an antitrust lawyer also includes stints as a partner in two major law firms.
Will is a member of The American Law Institute and the Administrative Conference of the United States, was the editorial chair of the American Bar Association's two-volume treatise, Antitrust Law Developments; has served as a member of the D.C. Federal Judicial Nominations Commission; and has been honored by listings in WHO'S WHO IN THE WORLD, WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA, THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA, CHAMBERS USA, and PLC WHICH LAWYER?