Senior Staff Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection
Federal Trade Commission
Peder Magee is a senior attorney in the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. Peder works on a variety of policy and litigation matters, including online behavioral marketing, and was the primary author of the staff report on the FTC’s self-regulatory principles for behavioral advertising. From 1999-2004, Peder served as Senior Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Mozelle Thompson during which time he worked on consumer protection and competition matters. He also worked as Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Jon Leibowitz from 2004-2005. Peder joined the FTC in 1996 in the Division of Advertising Practices where he was a member of the R.J. Reynolds “Joe Camel” litigation team. Prior to joining the FTC, he was an associate with Arent Fox in Washington, D.C. Peder received his J.D. from George Washington University and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.