Lina Khan

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Lina Khan
Lina Khan, FTC Chair.jpg
Chair of the Federal Trade Commission
Assumed office
June 15, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byRebecca Slaughter (acting)
Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission
Assumed office
June 15, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byJoseph Simons
Personal details
Born (1989-03-03) March 3, 1989 (age 32)
London, England, UK
EducationWilliams College (BA)
Yale University (JD)
WebsitePersonal website

Lina M. Khan (born March 3, 1989) is an American legal scholar. Her works focused in antitrust and competition law in the United States. She is an associate professor of law at Columbia Law School. She has been the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission since 2021.

On March 22, 2021, President Joe Biden announced he was nominating her to be a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.[1][2] On June 15, 2021, her nomination was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 69 to 28.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kelly, Makena (22 March 2021). "Biden to nominate tech antitrust pioneer Lina Khan for FTC commissioner". The Verge. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  2. "President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Lina Khan for Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission". The White House. 22 March 2021. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  3. Brandom, Russell (2021-06-15). "Tech antitrust pioneer Lina Khan confirmed as FTC commissioner". The Verge. Retrieved 2021-06-15.