George Jepsen took office as Connecticut’s 24th attorney general in January 2011. He graduated from Dartmouth College, and later earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School where he worked as a teaching fellow in Constitutional law and simultaneously earned a master’s degree in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government. As attorney general, he has been active on national issues, working with the Department of Justice and other state attorneys general on such matters as data privacy, the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement, and holding the financial community accountable for the 2008 financial crisis. Jepsen currently serves as co-chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Standing Committee on Antitrust and was recently elected as NAAG’s eastern region chairman.