Maria Coppola is a visiting fellow at Harvard Law School, doing research on international antitrust. She is on leave from her position as counsel for international antitrust at the US Federal Trade Commission. At the US FTC, she is responsible for the agency's participation in the International Competition Network and bilateral cooperation and case coordination with competition agencies in Latin America. Ms. Coppola previously served as staff attorney in the FTC's New York office. She is an active member of the American Bar Association, and until recently was a Vice Chair of the ABA International Section's Committee on Antitrust. Ms. Coppola obtained her law degree from Columbia Law School.