The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Pamela Gilbert as its new Chair, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Gilbert has been a Member of the AAI Board of Directors since 2010.
Ms. Gilbert is a named partner in Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP and has more than 25 years of experience in consumer advocacy in Washington, DC. She previously served as executive director of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (1995 to 2001) and also as legislative and executive director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch (1989-1994).
“She clearly has the background, commitment, vision, and standing throughout the antitrust and related communities to lead the AAI in new directions that will enhance its value to the entire antitrust enterprise,” said retiring Chair Robert Skitol.
During her six years on the AAI Board, Ms. Gilbert has provided counsel and strategic direction on competition policy, with an important focus on consumers. She has also helped lead the AAI through a presidential transition and into a new business model.
“We are excited to see Pam lead the AAI Board of Directors. She will help the AAI achieve the sustainability that is vital for an organization that is the leading voice of progressive competition enforcement and policy,” said AAI President Diana Moss. “Like Bob Skitol, who expertly guided the Board for many years, Pam will apply unique skill, experience, and vision to an organization that is now more important than ever.”
The AAI Board of Directors includes: Robert A. Skitol, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Eric L. Cramer, Berger & Montague, P.C.; Joshua P. Davis, University of San Francisco School of Law; Gregory T. Gundlach, University of North Florida; John Kwoka, Jr., Northeastern University; Robert H. Lande, University of Baltimore School of Law; and Roberta D. Liebenberg, Fine, Kaplan and Black, R.P.C.