Spotlight: Maryland AG Brian Frosh

Areas of focus since taking office include:

  1. Focusing on limiting environmental damage. His office has an Environmental Crime Unit which coordinates the investigation and prosecution of criminal environmental violations.
  2. Championing the office’s first Civil Rights Division to actively protect equal opportunity and combat unlawful discrimination through advice and guidance memoranda, community outreach and education, and legislative and other advocacy.
  3. Prompting transparency and openness in government.

Professional background: Bryan Frosh was elected as attorney general in 2014. He served in the Maryland State Senate from 1995 to 2015, and before that as a member of the Maryland General Assembly from 1987. AG Frosh was also a partner at Karp, Frosh, Wigodsky & Norwind, P.A. working in business litigation, commercial litigation, and real estate law. AG Frosh has announced he will not seek reelection in 2022.

Education:  AG Frosh earned a B.A. from Wesleyan University and received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law.

Personal: AG Frosh lives in Somerset with his wife, Marcy Masters Frosh. They have two daughters. AG Frosh has received awards for his work in the legislature and community from organizations including the Sierra Club, American Lung Association, Maryland State Bar Association and the Maryland League of Conservation Voters.