SDLRLA/Latinas in the Law Present: FTC Chairperson Edith Ramirez

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom (3rd Floor)

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Join Latinas in the Law for an inspiring Q&A session with Edith Ramirez, recently appointed chairperson of the Federal Trade Commission. The Honorable Yvonne Campos, San Diego Superior Court, will moderate the program.


6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Reception/Networking
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Presentation

About the Speaker

Edith RamirezEdith Ramirez was appointed chairperson of the Federal Trade Commission effective March 4, 2013, replacing outgoing Chairman Jon Leibowitz. She was sworn in as a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on April 5, 2010. Prior to joining the FTC, Ramirez was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where she handled a broad range of complex business litigation, including successfully representing clients in intellectual property, antitrust, unfair competition and Lanham Act matters. She also has extensive appellate litigation experience. From 1993-96, Ramirez was an associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP in Los Angeles. She clerked for the Honorable Alfred T. Goodwin in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 1992-93. Throughout her career, Ramirez has been active in a variety of professional and community activities. Most recently, she served as the vice president on the Board of Commissioners for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the nation’s largest municipal utility. Ramirez graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude (1992), where she served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, and holds an AB in History magna cum laude from Harvard University (1989).

There is no charge to attend, but you must RSVP. Email Anna M. Jauregui-Law to reserve your seat.

Location and Directions

From the North: Use I-5 South, exit Sea World Dr. & Tecolote Rd. and proceed left at stoplight toward Morena Blvd. Turn right on Morena, left on Napa, and left on Linda Vista Rd. Travel to the second stoplight to USD's East (Main) entrance, turn left and enter campus.

From the South (or the airport): Use I-5 North, exit Morena Blvd. (signs will say: Morena Blvd. use I-8 East) Stay to the right and follow the signs for Morena Blvd. Take the first right onto Linda Vista Rd. Travel to the third stoplight to USD's East (Main) entrance, turn left and enter campus.

From the East: Use I-8 West, exit at Morena Blvd., go right onto Linda Vista Rd. and travel to the third stoplight to USD's East (Main) entrance, turn left and enter campus.

Once you have entered campus (from all directions): From the East (Main) entrance, stop at the entrance kiosk to obtain a complimentary visitor parking permit. Please be sure to obtain a permit and display it in your vehicle. Parking is available in the Mission Parking Structure across the street from the kiosk. Warren Hall is the third building on the left side of Torero Way (immediately after passing the kiosk).

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