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Halli Brownfield Watson

Senior Assistant Attorney General
Constitutional Offices Section

Office: 614-466-2872
Fax: 614-728-7592

Halli joined the Attorney General's Office in 2014.  Her clients include the Board of Bar Examiners, the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board, the Ohio Consumers' Counsel, the Ohio Disciplinary Counsel, the Ohio General Assembly, the Ohio Legislative Services Commission, and the Treasurer of State of Ohio.  She is also a member of the office's Public Records Unit.

Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office, Halli was an associate at a law firm in Dayton focusing primarily on civil litigation defense work, and handled a wide variety of matters, including the defense of public schools and their employees, employment matters, insurance coverage, and general liability claims.

  • State of Ohio (2007)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

  • Presenter, Ohio Sunshine Laws Certification Training for elected officials and informational presentations on Ohio's Sunshine laws, 2014 to present
  • Author and Editor, Ohio Sunshine Laws: An Open Government Resource Manual, 2015 to present

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
    • Law Review
  • Case Western Reserve University, B.A., cum laude, 2004