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Dustin McDaniel


McDaniel was Arkansas’s 55th Attorney General from 2007-2015. McDaniel’s practice focuses on administrative law, regulatory affairs, government relations, business litigation and criminal law. He represents individuals and businesses ranging from healthcare to technology, as well as regulated industries such as tobacco and casino gaming. He is licensed in Arkansas and the District of Columbia, and enjoys a national law practice representing corporations interacting with America’s State Attorney Generals, Governors and state Attorney General investigations.  From 2005-2007, he served in the Arkansas House of Representatives, serving on the House Public Health, Welfare, and Labor Committee and as Co-Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Health Insurance and Prescription Drugs. He has dedicated his life to law enforcement, public service, and the practice of law.

He graduated Cum Laude with his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s William H. Bowen School of Law. During his time at Bowen, he was elected Honor Council Prosecutor and served as Assistant Articles Editor for the UALR Law Review. 

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  • Arkansas
  • District of Columbia


William H. Bowen School of Law, J.D.

University of Arkansas, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Association of Attorneys General's Energy and Environment Committee

National Association of Attorneys General's Public Safety and Health Committee

National Association of Attorneys General’s Southern Region

National Association of Attorneys General’s Tobacco Committee 

Democratic Attorneys General Association

Society of Attorneys General Emeritus 

Arkansas House of Representatives 

University of Arkansas Alumni Association