Joshua D. Wright is founding partner of Lodestar Law & Economics and a former member of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). He was also previously executive director of the Global Antitrust Institute, university professor at George Mason University Scalia Law School, and senior of counsel with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Wright was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a member of the FTC in January 2013 and rejoined Scalia Law School as a full-time member of the faculty in fall of 2015. He previously served the commission in the Bureau of Competition as its inaugural scholar-in-residence from 2007 to 2008, where he focused on enforcement matters and competition policy.
Wright received his JD from UCLA in 2002, his PhD in economics from UCLA in 2003, and graduated with honors from the University of California, San Diego in 1998.