DAGA Endorses Brian Schwalb For D.C. Attorney General After Primary Win

June 22, 2022

Schwalb Will Be The People’s Lawyer for All D.C. Residents

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) formally endorsed Brian Schwalb to be the District of Columbia’s next Attorney General. Schwalb is an accomplished trial lawyer, with decades of experience defending the rights of D.C. residents. As Attorney General, Schwalb will use the power of the law to enhance public safety and protect all D.C. residents.


Statement from Michelle Ortiz, Executive Director, Democratic Attorneys General Association:

“We are thrilled to endorse Brian Schwalb as the next D.C. Attorney General. He has a long history of leading legal efforts to advocate for D.C. residents on issues ranging from voting rights to consumer protection. As Attorney General, he will work to enhance public safety, fight for clean air and water, and hold the powerful accountable. When elected, Schwalb will build on the strong foundation laid by D.C’s first elected Attorney General, Karl Racine, to effectively enforce the law to better the lives of the Washington community. With his strong commitment to making D.C. a more just, equitable, kind, and safe place for all, we look forward to him serving as D.C’s next Attorney General.”


Statement from Brian Schwalb, Democratic Nominee for D.C. Attorney General:

“I’m running for the office of Attorney General because there’s more that can be done to use the law to better the lives of all Washingtonians. I look forward to building on the accomplishments of AG Racine and using the resources at OAG to protect consumers, improve public safety, defend democracy, and promote equity in all aspects of this work. I want to thank DAGA for their support and endorsement to be D.C’s next Attorney General. I look forward to this partnership in the months and years ahead.”



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