Assistant Regional Director Western Region-San Francisco Federal Trade Commission

Assistant Regional Director Western Region-San Francisco Federal Trade Commission
May 03, 2018
Kerry O’Brien
Assistant Regional Director Western Region-San Francisco Federal Trade Commission

Kerry O’Brien is the Assistant Regional Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Western Region.  As a 27-year veteran at the FTC, Kerry has participated in a wide variety of Commission matters, many involving national and mobile advertising, deceptive privacy/data security policies, investment fraud, and illegal financial practices.  Because of her work, the Commission has stopped companies that have deceptively advertised everything from vacuum cleaners to computer products, often obtaining restitution for consumers.  Assuming her role as Assistant Regional Director in 2014, she supervises the Western Region’s consumer protection casework and regularly speaks on a wide variety of consumer protection topics.  Kerry is a graduate of UC Davis School of Law and Vassar College.