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Aaron Burstein Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer

Aaron Burstein, an attorney in the Federal Trade Commission's division of privacy and identity protection, has joined Wilkinson Barker Knauer (WBK) as a partner.

He was senior legal advisor to former commissioner Julie Brill.

Before joining the FTC three years ago, Burstein was policy advisor at the National Telecommunications & Information Administration, where he dealt with privacy, cybersecurity, copyright, internet governance and other issues.

His resume also includes the Department of Justice's antitrust division, where he reviewed proposed mergers.

"Aaron’s deep expertise in cybersecurity and privacy will be another great addition to our firm, and his experience and contacts at the FTC will deepen our consumer protection practice," said WBK's managing partner Bryan Tramont.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.