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Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Announces Senior Staff Promotions

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced several promotions among his senior staff, appointing Suzanna Hupp as Director of Government Relations, James Lloyd as Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation, and Ryan Walters as Chief of the Special Litigation Division.

September 29, 2023 | Press Release

Spe­cial Lit­i­ga­tion Chief Leif Olson Departs Texas Attor­ney General’s Office to Serve as Iowa Chief Deputy Attor­ney General

Leif Olson, who has served as Chief of the Special Litigation Division since 2022, is departing to serve as Chief Deputy Attorney General for Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird.

August 14, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Secures Vic­to­ry in FOIA Law­suit Shed­ding Light on the Biden Administration’s Label­ing of Par­ents as Domes­tic Terrorists”

Attorney General Paxton filed an Indiana-led stipulation for dismissal in his multistate Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) lawsuit against the Biden Administration.  

March 28, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces Kris­ten House as Direc­tor of Communications

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the appointment of Kristen House as Director of Communications for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas.

January 25, 2023 | Press Release

Judge Rules That the Texas State Bar’s Law­suit Against AG Paxton’s First Assis­tant Vio­lates the Constitution

A Texas judge has ruled that the Texas State Bar’s lawsuit against First Assistant Attorney General Brent Webster violates the separation of powers secured by the Texas Constitution.

September 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Calls Atten­tion to Domes­tic Vio­lence on Go Pur­ple Day

For the seventh year, on October 21, 2021, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the OAG employees participated in the Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) Purple Day event.

October 21, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton State­ment on Vac­ci­na­tion Mandates

Attorney General Ken Paxton condemns Democrats’ attempts to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for state and federal employees.

July 29, 2021 | Press Release