Young firebrand rides wave of anti-corporate sentiment to become top regulator
By: David Bland
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is under new leadership. On June 15, 32-year-old Lina Khan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a 69-to-28 vote following her nomination by President Joe Biden in March. The Columbia Law School professor is the youngest person to ever lead the Commission and is already making waves as she prepares an agenda to reshape the priorities of the FTC and reclaim powers that the agency relinquished four decades ago.