The Executive Division of the Office of the Attorney General performs constitutional and civic duties by providing oversight and direction. Working closely with Administrative Services, this division develops policy and managerial practices. It also coordinates efforts to work with various state agencies and the state legislature. The Executive Division houses the Communications Division and the Solicitor General's Office.
Chief Deputy Attorney General: Wilbur "Bill" Stiles
Bill Stiles is a veteran prosecutor with more than a decade experience of getting justice for victims. Stiles most recently worked as Assistant District Attorney in the 16th Judicial District of Louisiana, and he previously served as District Director for the 3rd Congressional District of Louisiana. Stiles is a graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana and the Louisiana State University Law Center. He is a veteran of the United States Navy and deployed during the first Persian Gulf War with the aircraft carrier U.S.S. America.
The Communications Division is the principle liaison between the Office of the Attorney General, the media, and the public. It promotes awareness of the duties and responsibilities associated with the Attorney General and the Louisiana Department of Justice. The office oversees all communications to ensure that information is distributed accurately, quickly, and effectively. The Public Information Office has expanded communications channels by combining traditional outreach methods with new social networking and web-based tools.
Communications Director: Millard Mulé
A graduate of Jesuit High School in New Orleans and the College of Charleston, Millard Mulé previously served as General Landry’s Congressional Communications Director.
Solicitor General's Office
The Solicitor General’s Office
coordinates the involvement of the Office of the Attorney General in cases before
the United States Supreme Court, assists the Louisiana Department of Justice in
preparing and presenting appellate cases in state and federal courts, directly
handles select appeals, and coordinates the Attorney General’s involvement with Amicus
Solicitor General: Liz Murrill
Liz Murrill has more than 25 years of experience
working in diverse state and federal government legal environments and has
experience handling complex litigation, state and federal appeals, and complex
government transactions. In addition to serving as Solicitor General, she is also the Director of Administrative Services. Murrill previously served as Director of the Civil Division, Executive Counsel to former Governor Bobby
Jindal, and Executive Counsel to the Commissioner of
Administration. She was counsel for the Office of the Governor in the BP Oil
Spill litigation and has served as a member and counsel to several state boards
and commissions. Murrill was a United States Supreme Court Judicial Fellow in
2007-08 at the Federal Judicial Center and taught appellate advocacy and legal
writing at the Louisiana State University Law Center for more than ten years.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, law degree
from the Louisiana State University Law Center, and Master of Laws in
Alternative Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law. Upon graduation, Murrill clerked for United States District Judge Frank Polozola and Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Melvin Shortess.