Robert Pitofsky is retired counsel in the Washington, DC, office of the firm. Formerly the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Mr. Pitofsky's practice focused on antitrust and consumer protection matters.


  • LLB, Columbia Law School, 1954
  • BA, New York University, 1951
Government and Military Service
  • Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
  • Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Sheehy Professor of Trade Regulation Law, Georgetown University Law Center

  • Member, Board of Governors, District of Columbia Bar Association (1981–1984)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2000–Present)

  • Member, Antitrust Section Council, American Bar Association (1986-1989)

  • Dean and Executive Vice President for Law Center Affairs, Georgetown University Law Center (1983-1989)

  • Professor of Law, New York University School of Law (1963-1970)

  • Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School (1975-1976)

  • Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School (2005)


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