Thrilled to report that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has appointed Aaron Nielson as Texas Solicitor General. Nielson’s distinguished background and national reputation in the legal community make him an outstanding choice for the position. Nielson is a professor at Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School and is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts on administrative law. He has also served on the Council of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. Nielson is taking a one-year leave of absence from his position at Brigham Young University to fulfill the role of Solicitor General. His previous experience includes working as a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and serving as a law clerk to several judges, including a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Nielson’s extensive legal experience and scholarly achievements make him a valuable addition to the Texas Solicitor General’s office. He will be a prominent figure representing Texas in the nation’s appellate courts.

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