Mark R. Herring

Mark R. Herring DEMDemocrat

American lawyer and politician

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Mark R. HerringDEMDemocrat American lawyer and politician
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Mark Rankin Herring (born September 25, 1961) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 47th Attorney General of Virginia from 2014 to 2022. A Democrat, he previously served in the Senate of Virginia since a 2006 special election, representing the 33rd district, made up of parts of Fairfax and Loudoun counties. In 2021, Herring lost re-election for a third term to Republican challenger Jason Miyares.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Richmond School of Law
University of Virginia
MA Foreign Affairs
University of Virginia
BA Foreign Affairs/Economics
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Attorney General
Commonwealth of Virginia
2014 - 2022
Commonwealth of Virginia Senate
2006 - 2014
Member, Leesburg District
Loudoun County Board of Supervisors
2000 - 2004
Herring & Turner, Professional Corporation
2011 - 2014
The Herring Law Firm, Professional Corporation
2000 - 2010
Turner Parks & Herring, Professional Limited Company
1990 - 1999
Town Attorney
Town of Lovettsville
1992 - 1999
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Former Chair
Loudoun County, United Way
Alexandria Scottish Rite
Former Co-Host
"Focus Loudoun"
Former President
University of Richmond Law Review
One Commonwealth Political Action Committee (PAC)
Olive Branch Lodge 114
Keep Loudoun Beautiful
Leesburg Presbyterian Church
Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce
Loudoun Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Leesburg Kiwanis Club
Loudoun County Bar Association
Former Member
General Laws and Technology Committee, Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Labor Committee. Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Local Government Committee, Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee, Virginia State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee #2 (General Laws and Technology), Virginia State Senate