Professorial Lecturer in Law
Ms. Lafalaise is a privacy and data security attorney with the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. In this role, Ms. Lafalaise represents the FTC in investigations related to deceptive acts and practices under Section 5 of the FTC Act and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Prior to joining the FTC, Ms. Lafalaise participated in the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program where she assisted in the formulation of the President's Budget for multibillion-dollar discretionary and mandatory health services programs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As part of the PMF program, Ms. Lafalaise completed a temporary assignment with the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of the General Counsel and has also completed internships with the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the National Institutes of Health.
Ms. Lafalaise is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and The University of Florida. During her time at Wake Law, she served as the Symposium Editor on the Journal of Law & Policy.