On March 3, 2010, the Senate unanimously confirmed the nominations of Julie Brill and Edith Ramirez to serve as FTC Commissioners for seven-year terms. Most recently, Ms. Brill has served as Deputy Attorney General for Consumer Protection and Antitrust for the State of North Carolina. She was formerly Assistant Attorney General for Consumer Protection and Antitrust for the State of Vermont and has served as Chair of the Committee on Privacy for the National Association of Attorneys General. Edith Ramirez is a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP in Los Angeles, where she handles complex business litigation matters. In addition to the appointment of Jon Leibowitz as Chairman of the FTC by President Obama, these new appointments will give control of the FTC to the Democrats.