Geoffrey A. Manne headshot

President and Founder

Geoffrey A. Manne is president and founder of the International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center based in Portland, Oregon. He is also a distinguished fellow at Northwestern University’s Center on Law, Business, and Economics. Previously he taught at Lewis & Clark Law School. Prior to teaching, Manne practiced antitrust law at Latham & Watkins, clerked for Hon. Morris S. Arnold on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and worked as a research assistant for Judge Richard Posner. He was also once (very briefly) employed by the FTC. Manne holds AB & JD degrees from the University of Chicago.

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Professor of Law
Antonin Scalia Law School

Joshua D. Wright is University Professor and the Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute at Scalia Law School at George Mason University. In 2013, the Senate unanimously confirmed Professor Wright as a member of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), following his nomination by President Obama.


Consumer Protection FTC

Presentations & Interviews

The Federal Trade Commission Technology and Reform Conference

Federal Trade Commissioner Joshua Wright talked about the FTC Act dealing with “unfair or deceptive acts or practices” along with Geoffrey Manne and Berin Szoka.

“The Need for Limits on Agency Discretion and the Case for Section 5 UMC Guidelines” was the luncheon keynote address that opened “The FTC: Technology & Reform Conference” at the Willard Hotel.