Julie Zerbo, Editor-in-Chief
TFL was founded in 2011 by lawyer and journalist Julie Zerbo. With a background in international business, economics, and law, Julie has practical experience working with brands ranging from early-stage design companies to publicly-traded retail giants and well-known luxury goods purveyors, giving her a dynamic understanding of the fashion business and global consumer culture.
Julie’s extensive legal experience and authorship of both traditional legal and business scholarship, as well as her work with international think tanks in Washington, D.C. and on Capitol Hill, including at the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, make her one of the paramount voices in legal journalism within the fashion industry.
She is regularly relied upon by fashion and consumer goods brands, world-renowned law firms, non-profit organizations, trade groups, educational institutions, and media outlets to speak about fashion law, the retail business, and consumer culture, with an emphasis on cutting edge developments and broader legal and business trends.