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Thomas A. Papageorge

Adjunct Professor of Law

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Tom Papageorge, a graduate of UCLA and the Harvard Law School, serves now as Head Deputy District Attorney in charge of the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Unit of the San Diego District Attorney’s Office.

Mr. Papageorge supervised the Consumer Protection Division of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office for 25 years, including its antitrust, consumer, environmental and high tech crime units. He is a former Regional Director of the FTC’s Los Angeles Regional Office, and past chair of the antitrust/unfair competition sections of both the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In 2004 he was honored by the State Bar Antitrust Section as its Antitrust Lawyer of the Year.

Tom continues as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, teaching and writing in the areas of antitrust, consumer law, and white collar crime. His publications include numerous articles and four books, including the fifth edition of his book, California White Collar Crime and Business Litigation (with Robert Fellmeth), published in 2016 by Tower Publishing/Matthew Bender.