Pamela Jones Harbour
Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Former Federal Trade Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour is a partner in Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.’s antitrust and competition practice. Pamela heads the firm’s Privacy, Competition and Data Protection Practice Group. Pamela is well recognized for her knowledge of evolving areas of competition and consumer protection law, including privacy and data security issues.
Pamela served on the Federal Trade Commission from 2003 until April 2010. She works from both the Washington, D.C. and New York offices of Fulbright.
Pamela's career experience has included frequent speaking engagements, Congressional testimony and publications relating to a wide range of industries and subject areas. She has a breadth and depth of knowledge in the energy, health care and privacy fields, as well as her understanding of global antitrust and consumer protection law.
During her nearly seven years as a Commissioner, Pamela was instrumental in shaping an ambitious Federal Trade Commission agenda that encompassed a wide variety of competition and consumer protection issues affecting virtually every economic sector. She was frequently a leading or sole dissenter in situations where she advocated to vigorously uphold the letter and spirit of the nation's antitrust and consumer protection laws. Pamela is recognized internationally for her leadership in the emerging field of privacy and data security. She was the 2010 recipient of the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s (EPIC’s) “Champion of Freedom Award” for her defense of consumer privacy as an FTC Commissioner.