HNBA CONGRATULATES RAMIREZ ON HER DESGINATION AS CHAIR OF THE FTC

HNBA CONGRATULATES RAMIREZ ON HER DESGINATION AS CHAIR OF THE FTC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 1, 2013

Washington, DC — The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), the national association of Latino attorneys, judges, law professors and law students, congratulates Edith Ramirez on her designation by President Obama to be the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission. Ramirez, a lawyer, currently serves as a Commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission. She replaces outgoing chairman Jon Leibowitz. Ramirez is the first person of Latino descent to serve as Chair of the Federal Trade Commission.

“HNBA salutes Edith Ramirez as she reaches a new height in her legal career,” said  HNBA National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr. “Her years of dedicated, productive service have set a high standard in the legal profession. We look forward to Ms. Ramirez’ continued leadership as an outstanding Latina lawyer committed to public service and issues affecting the Latino community.

 

About the Hispanic National Bar Association

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories. From the days of its founding four decades ago, the HNBA has acted as a force for positive change within the legal profession. It does so by encouraging Latino students to choose a career in the law and by prompting their advancement within the profession once they graduate and start practicing. Through a combination of issue advocacy, programmatic activities, networking events and educational conferences, the HNBA has helped generations of lawyers succeed.

 

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