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Wisconsin Attorney General

Current State AG
Josh Kaul (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2019

Before being elected in 2018 as the 45th Wisconsin Attorney General, Josh Kaul practiced at Perkins Coie LLP, specializing in voting rights and election-related litigation. Prior to that, AG Kaul worked for the US Attorney’s office for the District of Maryland as an assistant U.S. attorney, where he prosecuted individuals accused of crimes including murder, gang-related activity and drug trafficking.  From 2007-2010, AG Kaul was an associate at Jenner & Block LLP, and after graduating he clerked for Chief...

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Before being elected in 2018 as the 45th Wisconsin Attorney General, Josh Kaul practiced at Perkins Coie LLP, specializing in voting rights and election-related litigation. Prior to that, AG Kaul worked for the US Attorney’s office for the District of Maryland as an assistant U.S. attorney, where he prosecuted individuals accused of crimes including murder, gang-related activity and drug trafficking.  From 2007-2010, AG Kaul was an associate at Jenner & Block LLP, and after graduating he clerked for Chief Judge Michael Boudin of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He was reelected in 2022.

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The AG is an elected position in Wisconsin.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest Wisconsin Attorney General News & Insights

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Quick Guide: AGs to Forever Chemicals Cos: We Want More Money and We Want It Now

Launching off season 3 of State AG Pulse, Stephen Cobb and Emily Yu go behind the headlines on a multi-district litigation related to PFAS or “forever chemicals” playing out in district court. Despite a proposed settlement in the range of $10 – $12 billion, AGs are concerned about whether the amount will be sufficient to…

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Kia and Hyundai Urged by Bipartisan Coalition of AGs to Increase Efforts to Combat Theft of Vehicles

A bipartisan coalition of 23 AGs wrote a letter to Kia America, Inc. and Hyundai Motor America urging the companies to increase their efforts to address skyrocketing theft rates over the last few years of certain vehicles not equipped with anti-theft immobilizers. In the letter, the AGs criticize the companies for failing to include anti-theft…

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