Restructuring of the Office of General Counsel

Commonwealth of kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) The governors office announced on Wednesday that Stephen Pitt, General Counsel to Governor Matt Bevin, is restructuring the Office of General Counsel.

They say it will start immediately, as the result of the hiring of a fourth attorney in the Office, Brett Nolan.

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Nolan, a native of Lexington and a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the University of Chicago Law School.

He clerked for U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell prior to joining the law firm of Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP in its Lexington Office.

They say in 2017, he joined the Bevin Administration as General Counsel in the Finance and Administration Cabinet. He left that position in the summer of 2018 to serve as a law clerk to Judge John Nalbandian, whom President Trump had recently appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

Since Dec. 2015, the office has tried numerous cases to judgment and has handled appeals in the Kentucky Supreme Court and Kentucky Court of Appeals.