James D. Hurwitz has a B.A. from San Francisco State University, a J.D. from University of California at Berkeley Law School and an LL.M from University of London's School of Economics and Political Science. From 1973 to 1978, he was a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California specializing in criminal appeals. From 1978 to 2008, he was an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition and Office of the General Counsel. As an AAI Research Fellow, he has been writing on matters relating to the live event ticketing industry.