Received Federal Trade Commission’s
Distinguished Service Award, 1996
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America,
Advertising Law, 2008 to present
Listed, Super Lawyers magazine,
Colorado Super Lawyers, inaugural list 2006
Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5
Claude Wild Law
Claude C. Wild III
Duke University, B.A.
Georgetown University, J.D.
Board of Directors, Women’s Bean Project (2012 to 2018)
Chairman, Antitrust and Commercial Litigation Subsection,
Business Law Section, Colorado Bar Association (2005 to 2013)
Member, American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
Experience in Food and Dietary Supplements, Advertising, Marketing, and Healthcare entities with federal and state regulatory issues.
GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP
Denver, Colorado November 2003 to December 2014
PATTON BOGGS, LLP
Denver, Colorado January 1997 to October 2003
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
Denver, Colorado 1983 to 1996
Claude Wild, former Regional Director of the United States Federal Trade Commission, offers clients years of experience in advising food, dietary supplement, advertising, and healthcare entities in state and federal regulatory matters, government investigations,
and litigation. Claude provides strategic business counseling involving e-commerce and Internet promotion. He also acts as outside general counsel to clients, advising their CEOs and Boards
Claude regularly counsels clients facing regulatory investigations, including FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice as well as state attorneys general, in connection with consumer protection and antitrust matters. He reviews advertising campaigns for compliance with regulatory requirements and represents clients in proceedings before the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus.
Claude counsels companies on compliance with all aspects of matters under the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. Reviews print, broadcast, and Internet advertising and marketing materials.
Claude’s experience covers the following areas:
Claude defends clients in FTC and state attorney general investigations and litigate or arbitrate if necessary
Over his years in private practice, Claude has:
Negotiated settlements with the Federal Trade Commission
over advertising campaigns for weight loss products, credit repair self-help kits, and dietary supplements
Negotiated settlements with the FTC and state attorneys general over marketing and sales of business opportunities
Obtained a defense verdict following a trial by a state attorney general alleging violations of the state Consumer Protection Act
Defended a credit repair company against claims brought by a
state attorney general over alleged violations of the Credit Repair Organizations Act
Negotiated settlements with FTC over allegations of illegal boycotts by groups of physicians in the Denver metropolitan area
Defended an orthopedic surgeon practice group in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division