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AG Marshall names Robertson as Chief Counsel

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall (R) announced that he has named Katherine Green Robertson as his Chief Counsel. Robertson previously served as Senior Advisor to the Attorney General.

The Attorney General’s office announced that Robertson will continue to serve in an advisory capacity to the Attorney General, lending her policy expertise garnered at the state and federal levels, in addition to acting as his liaison in the Alabama State House and in Washington.

AG Marshall said, “I am pleased to announce Katherine Robertson’s appointment to serve as my Chief Counsel. Katherine possesses significant experience in public policy both in Washington and Montgomery, combined with a solid grounding in the law and an appreciation for the essential work that we do in protecting the public interest. She will serve well this office and the people of the State of Alabama.”

Robertson holds a B.S. in political science from Auburn University and a law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law. She began her career at the US Department of Justice in the Office of Intergovernmental and Public Liaison where she assisted in fostering relationships between the Department and State and local Law Enforcement. She later worked for US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) as legislative counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee, handling matters related to crime, drugs and national security. Robertson said that that experience that instilled her passion for constitutional and criminal law. Robertson recently returned to Washington to serve Sessions throughout the process of his confirmation to become Attorney General of the United States.

Robertson has written extensively on policy matters in her former role as Vice President of the Birmingham based Alabama Policy Institute.

Click here to read some of her writings.

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Steven Marshall was appointed Alabama Attorney General after former AG Luther Strange (R) was appointed to the US Senate. Former Senator Jeff Sessions is now US Attorney General. Marshall was previously the Marshall County District Attorney.


Brandon Moseley is a former reporter at the Alabama Political Reporter.

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