Jurisdiction II: Global Networks/Local Rules
September 11-12, 2000
San Francisco, CA
Dawn M. Friedkin
Information, Computer and Communications Policy Division, OECD
Dawn Friedkin is Administrator in the Information Computer and Communications Policy Division of the Science, Technology and Industry Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France where she is responsible for policy issues concerning consumers, including the implementation of the 1999 OECD Guidelines for Consumer Protection in Context of Electronic Commerce.
Prior to joining the OECD, Ms. Friedkin served as Counselor to the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce where she provided direct legal support to the General Counsel and served an active role in the development of a broad range of policy and legal issues, including electronic commerce, international trade, telecommunications, intellectual property, and commercial law.
Ms. Friedkin has more than ten years of experience working in the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the United States government, including serving in the White House as Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs where she coordinated federal policy affecting states and localities.
Ms. Friedkin holds a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC and a B.S. from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Ms. Friedkin studied international business and international marketing at the Haute Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Jouy En Josas, France. Ms. Friedkin is from Youngstown, OH and now resides in Paris, France.