- 1 year ago
Consumer protection lawyers often handle a wide array of cases, from people being affected by scam emails to consumers being prescribed drugs not approved by the FDA. In this Special Report, host Cale Johnson interviews Patricia Conners about her experience in consumer protection and how it compares to her antitrust career. They also discuss future consumer protection trends and Patricia gives advice for young lawyers who want to transition into a government position, including gaining mentors and getting hands-on experience. Patricia Conners is Chief Deputy Attorney General in the Florida Attorney General’s Office. As part of her responsibilities, she oversees their Antitrust and Consumer Protection Divisions. Cale Johnson is a member in the litigation practice in Dykema's Bloomfield Hills, Michigan office. Mr. Johnson focuses on all aspects of antitrust and competition law.