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Edward F Glynn Jr

Advertising Attorney at Washington, DC

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  • State Years
    Maryland - MD 42 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 49 years
    New York - NY 52 years
  • Licensed for 42 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1981
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1975
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 52 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1972
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About Edward

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Practice areas
  1. Advertising
    Specialize in advice regarding advertising and marketing claims; defense of FTC and other advertising cases.

    34 years

  2. Antitrust and trade law
    Advice regarding merger transactions and marketing law.

    12 years

  3. Internet

Edward Glynn offers his clients decades of experience in advising leading consumer products and services, pharmaceutical and dietary supplements, advertising and marketing companies on federal and state regulatory matters, government investigations and litigation. He provides strategic business counseling involving consumer protection, antitrust and trade regulation issues.

As a former senior official in the Federal Trade Commission, Ed's practice includes advising clients facing federal and state regulatory investigations, including FTC investigations; representation in connection with mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures reviewed by the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice; and reviewing advertising campaigns for compliance with regulatory requirements. He also actively represents clients in proceedings before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus. Ed is rated AV “Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and was named as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for Advertising Law.

He previously served for over 14 years in various positions with the FTC. He was a central player in the Commission’s merger review process and led the FTC’s regulatory oversight of transnational mergers and acquisitions for almost 10 years. During his time with the FTC, he was also the assistant director (international antitrust) and associate director (international) of the Bureau of Competition. Additionally, Ed served as a trial attorney where he led several of the most significant investigations undertaken by the FTC and represented the Commission extensively in litigation in the United States District Courts and Courts of Appeals. Ed also served as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the Committee on Competition Policy of O.E.C.D. and Chair of the Working Group on Competition and Intellectual Property.

More recently, Ed was a partner in the advertising and marketing, antitrust and regulatory practices of an international full-service law firm where his practice focused on advertising, antitrust and trade regulation issues.


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701 8th St NW
Washington, DC, 20001-3854


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Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Manatt LLP
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Partner
  • Venable, LLP
  • 1990 - 2011
  • Associate Director
  • Federal Trade Commission, Bureau Of Competition
  • 1976 - 1990
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  • Cornell Law School
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1971
  • McGill University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968


  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1971 - Present
  • American Bar Association (Section of Antitrust Law)
  • Member of Council
  • 2010 - 2013
  • American Bar Association (Consumer Protection Committee)
  • Chairman
  • 2007 - 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015

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Washington Advertising Lawyer Edward F Glynn Jr
Edward F Glynn Jr
Advertising Attorney
Washington, DC
Licensed for 52 years
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