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Brian E. FroshDEMDemocrat Attorney General
76
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Brian E. Frosh (born October 8, 1946) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the Attorney General of Maryland. He also served five terms in the Maryland State Senate, representing Maryland's District 16 in Montgomery County. Prior to serving in the Senate, Frosh also represented District 16 in the Maryland House of Delegates, serving two four-year terms.Frosh was elected to his second term as attorney general on November 6, 2018. In his first term, Frosh joined Karl Racine, attorney general of the District of Columbia, in filing a lawsuit against Donald Trump, alleging he had violated the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses of the U.S. Constitution. On October 21, 2021, Frosh announced that he would not seek a third term in 2022.During his tenure as attorney general, Frosh filed numerous lawsuits against the Trump administration.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Columbia University School of Law
JD
1971
Wesleyan University
BA
1968
University of Stockholm
Attended
1966 - 1967
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Attorney General
State of Maryland
2014 - Current
Senator
Maryland State Senate
1995 - 2014
Deputy Majority Leader
Maryland State Senate
2001 - 2003
Delegate
Maryland State House of Delegates
1987 - 1994
Legislative Assistant
Senator Harrison A. Williams of New Jersey, United States Senate
1972 - 1976
State Legislative Liaison
Maryland Department of Employment and Social Services
1971 - 1972
Partner
Law Firm of Karp, Frosh, Lapidus, Wigodsky and Norwind, Public Attornies
Other Experience1 - 60 of 60
Member
Montgomery County Bar Association
Current
Member
Maryland State Bar Association
Current
Member
Law and Criminal Justice Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
2007 - Current
Member
Chesapeake Executive Council
2001
Delegate
Democratic Party National Convention
2000
Honorary Member
Hebrew Home Board
1998 - Current
Member
Board of Trustees, Maryland Environmental Trust
1995 - 1997
Director
Clean Air Trust
1995 - Current
Member
Board of Directors, Hebrew Home of Greater Washington
1986 - 1994
Chair
Montgomery County Delegation
1991 - 1993
Member
Governor's Energy Task Force
1991 - 1993
Board Member
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
1983 - 1989
Member
Executive Committee, Wesleyan University Alumni Association
1986 - 1989
Member
Charter Review Commission, Montgomery County
1983 - 1986
Board Member
State National Bank of Maryland
1976 - 1985
Member
National Advisory Council, United States Small Business Administration
1981 - 1982
Member
District of Columbia Bar Association
1972 - Current
Board Member
Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology
Former Member
National Conference of State Legislatures
Member
Adat Shalom Congregation
Member
Energy and Environment Committee, Southern Legislative Conference, 2008-present
Former Chair
Joint Committee to Study Mandates on Local Government, Maryland General Assembly
Former Chair
Senate Special Commission on Medical Malpractice Liability Insurance, Maryland State Senate
Former Chair
Environment Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate
Former Chair
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, Maryland State Senate
Former Co-Chair
Article 66B (Planning and Zoning) Study Commission, Maryland State Senate
Former Co-Chair
Special Committee on Gaming, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Tort and Insurance Reform Oversight Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Member
Governor's Energy Task Force, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Member
Task Force to Review the State's Election Law, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Blue Ribbon Citizens Pfiesteria Commission, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Task Force to Study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Study Commission on Lobbyist Ethics, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Steering Committee, Smart Codes Strategy Group, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Task Force on Energy Conservation and Efficiency, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Oil Spill Prevention Advisory Committee, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
State Advisory Council on Water Security and Sewerage, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Special Committee on State Employee Rights and Protections, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Environment and Natural Resources Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Former Member
Agriculture, Environment, and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Former Member
Standing Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricting, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Special Joint Commission on Public Safety and Security in State and Local Correctional Facilities, Maryland General Assembly
Former Member
Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
State Economic Growth, Resource Protection, and Planning Commission, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Member
Ethics and Election Law Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture and Energy Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Former Member
Joint Committee on the Selection of the State Treasurer, Maryland General Assembly
Former Member
Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Caucus, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Environmental Restoration and Development Task Force, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Task Force on the Environmental Effects of Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Governor's Work Group on Acid Deposition, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Member
Special Commission on Legislative Prayer, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Environmental Restoration and Development Task Force
Former Member
Environment Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Former Member
Procurement Subcommittee, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Senate Committee on Redistricting, Maryland State Senate
Former Member
Environmental Matters Committee, Maryland State House of Delegates
Former Vice Chair
Chesapeake Bay Commission, Maryland State Senate