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Henry C. Su

Henry C. Su

Bureau of Competition, Litigation Group, United States Federal Trade Commission
Washington, DC, USA

Henry Su tries antitrust cases brought by the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. Prior to this position with the agency, he served as an Attorney Advisor to Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch. In that role, Henry provided advice and counsel to Commissioner Rosch on a variety of antitrust and competition matters, issues, and projects coming before the FTC. Before joining the FTC, he was a partner in the law firm of Howrey LLP in East Palo Alto, California. At Howrey, his practice involved trial and appellate work, alternative dispute resolution and strategic counseling, and he specialized in claims and disputes that involve intellectual property, antitrust and trade regulation issues. Henry was recognized by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC as a "Litigation Star" among California attorneys in the 2011 edition of Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.

Henry is a member of the bars of the State of California, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a recipient of the John M. Olin Prize in Law and Economics, and Yale College, where he earned a B.S. degree in Biology, cum laude.

Henry is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America. He has held leadership roles within a number of bar associations and community service organizations, including the American Bar Association, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and the Federal Circuit Bar Association.

Henry strongly supports public service and pro bono publico work. While in private practice, he served as an early neutral evaluator and mediator for the Northern District of California’s ADR program and as a member of the Criminal Justice Act appellate panel for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He also served as a member of the Pro Bono Panel for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Pro bono cases he has handled include ones involving intellectual property, disability rights, veterans and criminal law issues. His pro bono efforts in 2009 led to his selection as a recipient of the California Lawyer’s Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award for 2010.


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