Senior Vice President and Legal Officer, Global Member Compliance and Privacy
Pamela Jones Harbour leads a compliance team across 94 markets, developing and enhancing policies and infrastructure to ensure the effective education, training and mentoring programs for independent Herbalife Members worldwide. She also leads the company’s global privacy and data security efforts.
Pamela was a litigation partner in three American law firms, with a specialty area in antitrust, consumer protection and data security law, where she chaired and co-chaired privacy practices at two of the firms. Pamela is well recognized for her knowledge of evolving areas of competition and consumer protection law, including privacy and data security issues. Pamela served as a Commissioner on the United States Federal Trade Commission from 2003 until April 2010 and as a Deputy Attorney General of the New York State Attorney General’s Office in the 1990s. As Deputy Attorney General, her duties included oversight of the Attorney General’s civil litigation division, which employed over 350 Assistant Attorneys General in seven substantive areas of law (Antitrust, Civil Rights, Charities, Consumer Frauds, Environmental Protection, Investor Protection and Real Estate Finance).
Pamela’s career experience has included frequent speaking engagements, Congressional testimony and publications relating to a wide range of industries and subject areas. She has a breadth and depth of knowledge in the energy, health care and privacy fields, as well as her understanding of global antitrust and consumer protection law. During her nearly seven years as an FTC Commissioner, Pamela was instrumental in shaping an ambitious agenda that encompassed a wide variety of competition and consumer protection issues affecting virtually every economic sector. Pamela is recognized internationally for her leadership in the field of privacy and data security.
Pamela was selected as one of the top lawyers of 2014, chosen by her peers as one of Washington DC’s Super Lawyers. She also received the 2014 Super Lawyers excellence in practice recognition for the New York Metro area. In 2014, Pamela received the Association of Black Women Attorneys Ruth Whitehead Whaley Professional Achievement Award. She was also awarded the New York State Bar Association: Kay Crawford Murray Award for Distinguished Legal Career and Advancing the Professional Development of Women Attorneys in 2012. Pamela was the 2010 recipient of the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s (EPIC)
“Champion of Freedom Award” for her defense of consumer privacy as an FTC Commissioner.