Samuel Levine

Samuel Levine

Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission
Samuel Levine serves as Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, where he oversees enforcement, rulemaking, and policy work across a wide range of areas, including privacy, data security, marketing, financial services, digital advertising, consumer reporting, algorithmic decision-making, and small business financing. Before his appointment as Director, he served as an attorney advisor to Commissioner Rohit Chopra and as a staff attorney in the Midwest Regional Office. Prior to joining the FTC, Mr. Levine worked for the Illinois Attorney General, where he prosecuted predatory for-profit colleges and participated in rulemaking and other policy initiatives to promote affordability and accountability in higher education. Mr. Levine is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he spearheaded student-led efforts to challenge illegal foreclosures, and of Washington University in St. Louis. He clerked with The Honorable Milton I. Shadur in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and received the Gary Bellow Public Service Award in recognition of his commitment to social justice.