Ford tabs 4 females for executive team

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, shown Dec. 14.

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, shown Dec. 14.

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Attorney General Aaron Ford has named four prominent female attorneys as members of his executive team.

He said Caroline Baterman will serve as first assistant attorney general. Prior to this, she was bureau chief of Gaming and Government Affairs and chief deputy of Boards and Open Government.

She previously served as a deputy DA in Clark County. She’s a graduate of the UNLV Boyd School of Law.

Jessica Adair will be chief of staff. She previously worked for the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. She also worked on President Obama’s re-election campaign in Colorado and as woman’s director for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Nevada.

Adair graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University law school.

Heidi Parry Stern will serve as solicitor general. She has been with the AG’s office since 2016 as chief of the post-conviction unit litigating habeas matters and criminal appeals primarily on matters before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

She graduated from Harvard Law School in 1999.

Rachel Anderson will serve as general counsel. A longtime Nevada resident, she has also worked for major firms in London and Berlin. She will be on leave from her position as a professor at the UNLV Boyd School of Law while at the AG’s office.

She earned her law degree from Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) at U.C. Berkeley.


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