Former Top Illinois Deputy AG Adam Braun Joins Orrick

2 minute read | February.20.2024

  • Adam Braun, who until recently Executive Deputy Attorney General of Illinois, has joined Orrick’s State and Federal Government Solutions practice in Chicago. Adam served under Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul from 2019 until earlier this year.
  • In his role as executive deputy AG, Adam coordinated multistate activity for the office, including serving on the Executive Committee that led settlement negotiations to resolve nationwide opioid litigation. He also served as liaison to the National Association of Attorneys General and the Democratic Attorneys General Association.
  • Adam brings deep experience in the legislative policy arena, spearheading legislative initiatives on Organized Retail Crime, preventing youth vaping, and expanding the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

“Adam brings vital experience to helping solve the toughest enforcement, regulatory and legislative challenges our clients confront at both the state and federal level,” said Rob McKenna, head of Orrick’s State and Federal Government Solutions practice.  “We’re excited to add more talent to a practice that has led the way in innovating to shape bipartisan, cutting-edge legislative solutions in states around the country and is well-positioned to navigate the fast-moving enforcement and regulatory environment among state AGs.”

Added Adam: “Orrick’s holistic national platform provides a great opportunity for me to capitalize on my experience in developing legislative and regulatory solutions. I’m grateful for my time in public service for the state of Illinois and look forward to joining such a talented team capable of guiding clients through any enforcement, regulatory, or legislative challenge.”

Orrick’s State and Federal Government Solutions practice has been at the forefront of solving legislative challenges in all 50 states, notably leading efforts on behalf of professional sports leagues, DraftKings, FanDuel and others in shaping laws legalizing sports betting in dozens of states. The firm’s State AG practice handles major issues for companies in the tech, energy and finance sectors.