Luther Strange was elected Alabama's 49th Attorney General on November 2, 2010. As Attorney General, Strange is charged with representing and defending the interests of the people of the State of Alabama and serves as the State's chief law enforcement officer.
Prior to his election as Attorney General, Strange was an attorney and founder of Strange LLC, a law firm based in Birmingham. Prior to founding Strange LLC, he was a partner with the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. During his time in private practice, Strange was regarded as one of Alabama's leading economic development lawyers and frequently advised companies on growth and expansion opportunities in the state. Strange has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America®, named Best of the Bar by the Birmingham Business Journal, and recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers" in Alabama by Birmingham Magazine. Strange LLC was named one of the Top Ten Law Firms that Understand Economic Development by Southern Business & Development Magazine and received a first tier ranking in the 2010 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings.
Strange received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Tulane University. While a student at Tulane, Strange was a scholarship basketball player. Active in his church and community, Strange is an Eagle Scout and Rotarian and serves on the Advisory Board of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Committed to passing on the lessons he learned growing up in Alabama, Strange is passionate about encouraging young people in Alabama to become involved in public service and the political process.
Strange and his wife Melissa are the proud parents of two sons.
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2011 National Lawyers Convention
November 11, 2011