Profile Photo
Karl A. RacineDEMDemocrat Attorney General
Years of Age
Years of Experience
DCResidence (state)

Karl Anthony Racine (born December 14, 1962) is a Haitian-American lawyer and politician. He is the first independently elected Attorney General of the District of Columbia, a position he has held since January 2015. Before that, he was the managing partner of Venable LLP. As Attorney General, Racine has received national attention for his work on antitrust matters, and in 2021 launched an eventually-dismissed antitrust lawsuit against Amazon.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Pennsylvania
1981 - 1985
University of Virginia
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Attorney General
District of Columbia
2014 - Current
Managing Partner
Venable, Limited Liablity Partnership
2007 - Current
Venable Limited Liablity Partnership
1989 - 1992
Former Associate White House Counsel
President Bill Clinton
Former Employee
Cacheris & Treanor
Former Public Defender
District of Columbia Public Defender Service
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Democratic Attorneys General Association
Vice Chair
National Association of Attorneys General
Former Member
District’s Judicial Nomination Commission