W. Wright Banks, Jr.

Director, Commercial Transactions and Litigation Division

W. Wright Banks, Jr. was appointed Deputy Attorney General of the Commercial Transactions and Litigation Division in 2012. He supervises three sections: Business and Finance; Real Property, Construction, Transportation and Authorities; and Tax.

Beth Burton

Director of 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.

Isaac Byrd

Regulated Industries and Professions Division Director

Isaac Byrd joined the State of Georgia Law Department in 1975 as a member of the Criminal Section. He later served in the Environmental Section of the Law Department, where he worked until he became a deputy attorney general in 2003.

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.

Annette M. Cowart

Director of the Government Services & Employment Division

Annette M. Cowart was appointed Deputy Attorney General and Director over the Government Services and Employment Division in 2016. As such, Annette manages three diverse sections: Education, Elections and Government Services; Labor and Employment; and Health and Social Services.

Dennis Dunn

Chief Deputy Attorney General

Dennis Dunn has been employed at the Department of Law since June 1983. As Chief Deputy, Dennis serves as the primary legal advisor to the Attorney General and supervises all attorney casework at the Department of Law.

Anne Infinger

Director of 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 will oversee all operations and internal and external communications for the Department of Law. He will also serve as the Department’s primary liaison on public policy matters, government and community relations and legislative affairs.

David McLaughlin

Director of the Prosecution Division

David McLaughlin is a Senior Assistant Attorney General and prosecutor in the State of Georgia Department of Law. David has been a prosecutor for 22 years, the last 19 with the Attorney General's Office.

Kathleen M. Pacious

Director of 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

Director 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.