DBL Law Partner Patrick Hughes will be joining the Office of the Attorney General on June 1 as the new Chief Deputy Attorney General. Patrick will be taking a leave of absence from DBL Law where he practices banking, commercial transactions and litigation, administrative and corporate law, commercial real estate and public procurement.
“I greatly appreciate this opportunity to once again serve the Commonwealth of Kentucky,” said Hughes. “I look forward to assisting Jack Conway with running the Office of the Attorney General and being able to work so closely with him.”
Patrick is a veteran of state government. He previously served as an attorney in the Department of Financial Institutions and was a senior staff member in the Finance and Administration Cabinet from 1995 to 1997 during the administrations of Gov. Brereton Jones and Gov. Paul Patton.
“Patrick will be a valuable addition to our staff to assist in furthering the mission critical priorities of this office,” Attorney General Conway said. “His expertise and experience in state government will help us better assist Kentucky families in every corner of our Commonwealth.”
“Patrick has a distinguished record of public service in Kentucky,” said DBL Law managing partner Gerald Benzinger. “He is an extremely accomplished lawyer in his own right, and we will miss him while he is on a leave of absence.”
Patrick is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Business and received his law degree from the University of Kentucky. He resides in Edgewood, Kentucky and is a member of several community boards in Northern Kentucky.« Back to news