As state attorneys general ramp up enforcement, Paul Connell has joined Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr as a partner co-chair of the firm’s state attorneys general practice.

Connell joined the firm Monday in Washington, D.C., from Cozen O’Connor, where he spent roughly two years after a two-year stint at Reed Smith. From 2015-2019, he served as deputy attorney general and senior counsel at the Wisconsin Department of Justice.