Julie Adams Jacobs

Deputy Attorney General for the Commercial Transactions and Litigation Division

Julie joined the Georgia Attorney General’s Office in 2003, where she is the Deputy of the Commercial Transactions and Litigation Division.  Her responsibilities include management of the financial and property interests of state government in the areas of business and finance, tax, real property, construction, and transportation.  She provides general representation to state agencies and authorities in the following areas: contract disputes, procurement, banking, lottery operations, bankruptcy, securities, hospital acquisitions, and general business matters.  As part of her practice, she also assists the Attorney General with the regulation of charitable and nonprofit entities.  Julie has also served as the hearing officer in numerous hospital acquisitions involving the Attorney General’s review under the Georgia Hospital Acquisition Act.

Wright Banks

Chief Deputy Attorney General

Attorney General Chris Carr appointed W. Wright Banks, Jr. to serve as Chief Deputy for the Georgia Department of Law on March 1, 2020.

Beth Burton

Deputy Attorney General for the Criminal Justice Division

Beth Burton serves as Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Criminal Justice Division, where she oversees the Capital Litigation Section, the Post-Conviction Section, and the Public Safety Section. Prior to that, she served as head of the Capital Litigation Section. Beth received her B.A.

Katie Byrd

Director of Communications

In her role as Director of Communications, Katie Byrd oversees all internal and external communications for the Office of the Attorney General. She also serves as the office’s primary contact to facilitate media inquiries and matters.

Peggy Eckrote

Regulated Industries and Professions Deputy Attorney General

Peggy Kemmerly Eckrote is the Deputy Attorney General for the Regulated Industries and Professions Division where she oversees the Regulated Public Interests, Environmental and Natural Resources, and State Licensing Board Sections.  She joined the Law Department in 2000 and worked for nineteen years in the Environmental and Natural Resources Section where she represented a number of state agencies including the Environmental Protection Division, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Coastal Resource Division, among others.

John Fowler

Deputy Attorney General for the Prosecution Division

He was hired to lead the Georgia Department of Law’s Prosecution Division - effective July 16, 2020. 

Anne Infinger

Deputy Attorney General for the Consumer Protection Division

As Deputy Attorney General, Anne Infinger is in charge of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit, which enforces Georgia’s Fair Business Practices Act and a number of other consumer-related laws.

Travis Johnson

Chief of Staff

In his role as Chief of Staff, Travis Johnson oversees all operations and internal and external communications for the Department of Law. He also serves as the Department’s primary liaison on public policy matters, government and community relations and legislative affairs.

Kathleen M. Pacious

Deputy Attorney General for the General Litigation Division

Kathleen M. Pacious was appointed Deputy Attorney General of the General Litigation Division in 1997. She manages the tort, civil rights and workers' compensation litigation for the State of Georgia.

Van Pearlberg

Deputy Attorney General of the Medicaid Fraud Division

Mr. Pearlberg has been the Director of the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit at the Attorney General’s office since March 2013. His unit has recovered in excess of $225 Million on behalf of the State. Previous to working at the Attorney General’s office, Mr.

Andrew A. Pinson

Solicitor General

As Solicitor General, Andrew Pinson oversees the office’s appellate and multi-state litigation in state and federal courts.

Bryan Webb

Deputy Attorney General for the Government Services & Employment Division