Karen Jagielski

Senior Attorney, FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection

Karen Jagielski is a Senior Attorney in the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. In her 15 years at the FTC, she has represented the Commission in numerous matters involving privacy and security, FCRA, GLB, and deceptive advertising.  She previously served as counsel to the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection under Howard Beales and Lydia Parnes.  Most recently, Ms. Jagielski led the Commission’s workshop on the Internet of Things held on November 19, 2013.


Ms. Jagielski received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Cornell University in 1994 and was elected to the Order of the Coif.  Prior to joining the FTC in 1998, Ms. Jagielski was an Assistant Defender for the Defender Association of Philadelphia, where she tried hundreds of bench and jury trials.