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 of the Criminal Justice Division

Beth Burton serves as the Deputy Attorney General of the Criminal Justice Division. In this role, she oversees the Capital Litigation, Post-Conviction Litigation, and Public Safety Sections. 

Peggy Eckrote

Deputy Attorney General of the Regulated Industries and Professions Division

Peggy Kemmerly Eckrote has served as the Deputy Attorney General of the Regulated Industries and Professions Division since April 2020. In this role, she oversees the Regulated Public Interests, Environmental and Natural Resources, and State Licensing Board Sections.

John Fowler

Deputy Attorney General of the Prosecution Division

John Fowler has served as the Deputy Attorney General of the Prosecution Division since July 2020. 

Anne Infinger

Deputy Attorney General of the Consumer Protection Division

As the Deputy Attorney General of the Consumer Protection Division, Anne Infinger oversees the enforcement of 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 of the General Litigation Division

Kathleen M. Pacious has served as the Deputy Attorney General of the General Litigation Division since 1997. In this role, 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

Van Pearlberg has served as the Deputy Attorney General of the Medicaid Fraud Division since March 2013. Under his leadership, the Medicaid Fraud Division has recovered in excess of $225 million on behalf of the state of Georgia. 

Stephen Petrany

Solicitor General

As the Solicitor General, Stephen Petrany oversees the office’s appellate and multi-state litigation in state and federal courts. He also collaborates on all phases of significant litigation with other attorneys at the Department of Law and advises the Attorney General concerning matters of national interest that may have implications for the state of Georgia.

Kara Richardson

Communications Director

In her role as Communications Director, Kara Richardson 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.

Bryan Webb

Deputy Attorney General of the Government Services and Employment Division

Bryan Webb has served as the Deputy Attorney General of the Government Services and Employment Division since February 2020. In this role, he oversees the Health and Social Services; Labor and Employment; and Education, Elections, Local Government and Judiciary sections.