Sheila Anthony Biography

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, Pennsylvania Ave. and 6th Street, Washington, DC.

Sheila F. Anthony is the wife of former Arkansas Congressman Beryl Anthony. She comes from Hope, Arkansas. President Clinton appointed her to the Federal Trade Commission, for a term which began on September 30, 1997 and expires on September 25, 2002.

Previously Sheila Anthony was a political appointee in the Justice Department.   She the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of Justice from 1993 to 1995. Anthony is also an attorney who worked for the law firm of Dow, Lohnes & Albertson in Washington, DC. where she practiced intellectual property law, including trademark, copyright, unfair competition, litigation, licensing, and technology transfer.

A native of Hope, Arkansas, Anthony attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College and received her B.A. degree in American Government from the University of Arkansas in 1962. She is a graduate of Washington College of Law, American University and is a member of the Bars of the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of Arkansas.