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Lesley Fair

Lesley Fair

Federal Trade Commission
Senior Attorney, Bureau of Consumer Protection
Washington, DC, USA


Lesley Fair is a Senior Attorney with the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, where she has represented the FTC in numerous investigations of false advertising and fraud.  She spent almost two decades as a litigator with the FTC’s Division of Advertising Practices and now specializes in education and compliance as the agency’s business blogger, business.ftc.gov.  In 2015, Lesley received the FTC’s Robert Pitofsky Lifetime Achievement Award.

In addition to writing a monthly column in Electronic Retailer magazine, Lesley is the author of FTC Regulation of Advertising in Food and Drug Law and Regulation (3d ed. 2015) and The FTC & Social Media in Social Media and FDA: The Essential Guide (2010). From 2000 to 2015, Lesley served as Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Protection Committee.

On the faculty of the Catholic University School of Law since 1984, Lesley holds the title of Distinguished Lecturer and has twice been named Outstanding Adjunct Professor.  She also teaches Consumer Protection Law at The George Washington University Law School.

Lesley graduated from the University of Notre Dame and received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.  She clerked for United States District Judge Fred Shannon and served as staff counsel to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans.

Lesley Fair is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Federal Trade Commission Advertising Enforcement (Revised October 1, 2016) - Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Government IP Enforcement Programs - Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2017, Tuesday, January 24, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Current Government IP Enforcement Programs - Current Government IP Enforcement Programs, Tuesday, January 24, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Current Government IP Enforcement Programs - Current Government IP Enforcement Programs, Tuesday, January 24, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2017, Friday, January 27, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2018, Thursday, January 25, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2018, Thursday, January 25, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2018, Thursday, January 25, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2018, Thursday, January 25, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement 2018, Thursday, January 25, 2018, Columbus, OH
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