Joshua D. Wright



Joshua Wright is Senior Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he is a member of the antitrust practice. Joshua is executive director of the Global Antitrust Institute and a professor of law and economics at George Mason University, where he is a leading scholar in antitrust law, economics, and consumer protection.

Previously, Joshua served as a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from 2013 to 2015. In this role, he led efforts to reach an agreement with fellow commissioners to release the FTC's first-ever guidelines on how the agency plans to use its powers to police "unfair" competition by businesses.

Joshua previously served in the FTC's Bureau of Competition as its inaugural Scholar-in-Residence from 2007 to 2008, where he focused on enforcement matters and competition policy. He also served the FTC as an intern in the Bureau of Economics and the Bureau of Competition.

Joshua was a law clerk for the Honorable James V. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California from 2003 to 2005. He also has taught law and economics at several universities, including the University of Texas, Pepperdine University, and UCLA.

Good to know

Job Types Counsel
Areas of Practice 1) Antitrust Litigation
Law School UCLA School of Law (J.D.,2002)
Education University of California, San Diego (B.A.,1998)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar Associations,California State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshuawright2
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