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On day one of my administration, I committed to making sure that OAG is constantly listening to community members and collaborating with local leaders.
AG Schwalb Announces Emily Gunston Promoted to First Assistant Attorney General
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced that Emily Gunston has been promoted to First Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), effective March 17, 2023. Ms. Gunston, who currently serves as Deputy Attorney General for Policy and Legislative Affairs and…
DC AG's Office Welcomes 2023 Class of Local Law School Graduates as Charles F.C. Ruff Fellows
Students From Local Law Schools Encouraged to Apply for Class of 2024 Ruff Fellowships
District Consumers’ Most Common Concerns of 2022
At the Office of Attorney General (OAG), we stand up for consumers every day by fighting fraud and working to stop unlawful business practices.
Consumer Alert: DC Restaurants Are Barred from Charging Deceptive Fees
The District’s Consumer Protection Procedures Act grants District consumers the right to complete, accurate, and timely information whenever they purchase goods or services—including when they place orders at restaurants.
AG Schwalb Urges Senate to Respect DC's Democratically Enacted Laws
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) imploring the Senate to respect the District’s right to self-governance and oppose attempts to further disenfranchise the nearly 700,000 residents living in our nation’s capital.
AG Schwalb Testimony Before DC Council on Future of the Office of the Attorney General & Its Work to Protect Residents
This afternoon, Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb will participate in hearing before the Council of the District of Columbia about the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) work to make the District fairer, safer, and more equitable for all its residents. This will be the first time that AG…
AG Schwalb Testimony on Office of the Attorney General Performance Oversight Hearing
Statement of Brian L. Schwalb, Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Worker Alert: Noncompete Provisions Are Now Illegal for Many DC Workers
The Office of Attorney General encourages DC workers to review their employment contracts and contact our office if they believe an employer may be violating a new law on noncompetes.
Congress Needs to Stop Meddling in DC’s Local Laws
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to block two laws passed by the DC Council.