Anthony Brown was elected Attorney General of Maryland on November 8, 2022.
Brown received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. After graduating in 1984, Brown served in the military and completed a tour of active duty in Germany. Brown attended Harvard Law School and graduated in 1992.
After graduation, he clerked for then-Chief Judge Eugene Sullivan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Brown continued as a member in the Army Reserve where he completed tours of duty in Panama and Canada. He served as Lieutenant Governor from 2007-2015, and prior to that, he served eight years in the General Assembly, rising to the positions of Vice Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and Majority Whip of the House of Delegates.
Before being elected Attorney General, Brown served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties, where he was assigned to the Armed Services Committee, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Veterans Affairs Committee. He previously served on the Ethics Committee, both while a member of the House of Delegates and in the House of Representatives. Brown served as Board Chair of the Prince George’s Community College and as a member of Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County and the nonprofit Adoptions Together.
He and his wife, Karmen, are the proud parents of three young adults.