Svetlana Gans

Svetlana Gans

Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA

As Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Svetlana advances NCTA's policy positions on competition, privacy, and advertising issues before federal agencies and Congress. Ms. Gans is a frequent speaker on privacy and antitrust topics, including FTC process and procedures.

Previously, Ms. Gans served as the FTC Chief of Staff under FTC Acting Chairman Ohlhausen. In this role, she oversaw all agency operations, executed strategic initiatives, including regulatory and process reforms, and served as a key advisor on consumer protection and competition policy and enforcement matters. As Chief of Staff, Ms. Gans also served as the Acting Chairman's liaison on all intergovernmental coordination matters.

Prior to serving as Chief of Staff, Svetlana had the unique experience of serving as an integral member of both litigating bureaus of the Federal Trade Commission: the Bureau of Consumer Protection, where she has investigated and litigated deceptive marketing and advertising cases, and the Bureau of Competition, where she has investigated and litigated merger cases.

Click to play: Fireside Chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips: The House Judiciary Antitrust Staff Report

Fireside Chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips: The House Judiciary Antitrust Staff Report

A Regulatory Transparency Project Webinar

On November 18, 2020, the Regulatory Transparency Project hosted a virtual fireside chat with FTC...

Fireside Chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips: The House Judiciary Antitrust Staff Report

Fireside Chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips: The House Judiciary Antitrust Staff Report

A Regulatory Transparency Project Webinar

On November 18, 2020, the Regulatory Transparency Project hosted a virtual fireside chat with FTC...

Deep Dive Episode 146 – Fireside Chat with FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

The House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee recently released findings of a 16-month investigation into competition...

Click to play: Deep Dive Episode 120 – FTC Rulemaking: Underutilized Tool or National Nanny Renewed?

Deep Dive Episode 120 – FTC Rulemaking: Underutilized Tool or National Nanny Renewed?

A Regulatory Transparency Project Webinar

This expert panel examined recent calls for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to engage in...