Wright was Deputy Attorney General for the Commercial Transactions and Litigation Division from 2012-2019. In this role, he supervised three sections: Business and Finance; Real Property, Construction, Transportation and Authorities; and Tax.

From 2007-2012, Wright served as Leader of the Business and Finance Section. Before that, he worked in the Business and Finance Section, where he practiced in several areas of law, including alcoholic beverage regulation, bankruptcy, insurance and procurements.

Wright has provided general representation to a number of State entities, including the Georgia Department of Transportation, the Georgia Department of Administrative Services, the Georgia Department of Revenue, the Georgia Lottery Corporation, the Financing and Investment Division of the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, the State Road and Tollway Authority, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, and the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority.

He earned an A.B. degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia in 1990 and a law degree, cum laude, from Mercer University in 1993, where he was a member of the Mercer Law Review and Phi Kappa Phi.