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William TongDEMDemocrat Attorney General
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William Morten Tong (born May 2, 1973) is an American lawyer and politician who is the 25th and current Attorney General of Connecticut. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Tong attended Brown University and the University of Chicago Law School. He began his career as an attorney with the law firms Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Finn Dixon & Herling. In 2006, Tong entered politics upon winning election to the Connecticut House of Representatives to represent the 147th district, which includes most of North Stamford. He served six terms in the House from 2007 to 2019. During this period, Tong chaired the banking committee from 2011 to 2015 and the judiciary committee from 2015 to 2019. In 2018, Tong was elected attorney general of Connecticut. He took office on January 9, 2019, as the first Asian Pacific-American attorney general and constitutional officer elected statewide in Connecticut's history.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Chicago Law School
1997 - 2000
Brown University
Phillips Academy Andover
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Attorney General
State of Connecticut
2019 - Current
Connecticut State House of Representatives
2006 - 2019
Finn Dixon and Herling, Limited Liability Partnership
2003 - Current
Simpson Thacher and Bartlett, Limited Liability Partnership
2000 - 2003
Management Consultant
Price Waterhouse, Limited Liability Partnership
1995 - 1997
Vice President of Tax
North America, Diageo Corporation
Other Experience1 - 5 of 5
Board Member
2004 - Current
Personnel Commission, Stamford
2002 - 2005
Former Co-Chair
Judiciary Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Member
Internship Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives
Former Member
Environment Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives