Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson to Join Oklahoma City Law Firm

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson to Join Oklahoma City Law Firm

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Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has a new job.

Edmondson, who campaigned for the Democratic nomination for governor earlier this year, announced Thursday that he would join the law firm of GableGotwals as a shareholder in the firm's Oklahoma City office after his term ends in January.

Edmondson has served as the state's attorney general since his election in 1994 and as the president of the National Association of Attorneys General from 2002 to 2003.

"Although it will be hard to leave public service after 16 years in office, I look forward to working in private practice," Edmondson said in a media statement. "I could not be more excited to become a shareholder in a firm that has such a great reputation and long history of serving public and private companies and individuals throughout the United States."

Officials at the law firm praised Edmondson's work.

"Drew Edmondson has been a powerful and principled force as Oklahoma's attorney general," said David Keglovits, GableGotwals president. "We are excited about bringing his talents to bear on behalf of our clients."

During his tenure at the state's top legal officer, Edmondson was one of eight attorneys general asked to serve on the negotiating team for states involved in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit filed against the tobacco industry. …

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