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Ellen Rosenblum

Ellen Rosenblum

A former federal prosecutor and state trial and appellate judge, Ellen Rosenblum was first elected to a four-year term as Oregon’s 17th Attorney General in November, 2012. She was re-elected to a second term in 2016 and to a third term in 2020. She is the first woman to serve as Oregon Attorney General. Her priorities include consumer protection and civil rights – advocating for and protecting Oregon’s children, seniors, immigrants and crime victims and those saddled with education-related debt. She is committed to assisting district attorneys and local law enforcement in prosecuting elder abuse and complex crimes and has made crimes against children as well as consumer internet privacy high priorities.

Attorney General Rosenblum has been active in local and national organizations of lawyers, judges and attorneys general. She has served on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General and she is a past Chair of the Conference of Western Attorneys General. She has served as Secretary of the American Bar Association and as Chair of the ABA Section of State & Local Government Law. She co-founded the section’s Attorneys General and Department of Justice Issues Committee (AGDJ).

Guest Appearances
September 28, 2021

How State Attorneys General Can Work with Legal Aid Providers to Serve Low-Income Americans

Five attorneys general join host Ron Flagg for a powerful conversation about civil justice initiatives.

August 6, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: State Attorneys General and Federalism in the Obama/Trump Eras

Dan Rodriguez, Ellen Rosenblum, William Hurd, and Misha Tseytlin talk about the actions and prerogatives of the state attorneys general in the current political climate.

February 5, 2018

ABA Midyear 2018: Challenges and Rewards for Women in Politics

Suzanne Anton and Ellen Rosenblum, both attorneys general, talk about the professional and personal challenges women face when getting involved in politics.