Main DOJ Referral Line: 503-378-4400
Media Inquiries: 503-378-6002
Consumer Hotline: 877-877-9392, or File a Consumer Complaint Online
A former federal prosecutor and state trial and appellate judge, Ellen Rosenblum was first elected to a four-year term as Oregon's 17th Attorney General in November, 2012. She was re-elected to a second term in 2016 and to a third term in 2020. She is the first woman to serve as Oregon Attorney General. Her priorities include consumer protection and civil rights – advocating for and protecting Oregon's children, seniors, immigrants and crime victims and those saddled with education-related debt. She is committed to assisting district attorneys and local law enforcement in prosecuting elder abuse and complex crimes and has made crimes against children as well as consumer internet privacy high priorities.
Attorney General Rosenblum has been active in local and national organizations of lawyers, judges and attorneys general. She is the President-elect of the National Association of Attorneys General and a past Chair of the Conference of Western Attorneys General. She has served as Secretary of the American Bar Association and as Chair of the ABA Section of State & Local Government Law. She co-founded the section’s Attorneys General and Department of Justice Issues Committee (AGDJ).
Lisa Udland, Deputy Attorney General
Lisa is the deputy attorney general, where she is responsible for daily operations and serves as a key advisor to the Attorney General. Before serving as deputy attorney general, she was chief counsel of the Civil Enforcement Division, which handles a wide range of issues including consumer law, Medicaid fraud, charitable activities and child welfare. Lisa began her career with the Oregon DOJ in 2002 as an attorney with the Civil Recovery Section, where she spent many years working on issues relating to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
Lisa formerly worked in private practice in Salem, Oregon, and as an enforcement officer for the Department of Consumer and Business Services Division of Finance and Corporate Securities (now the Division of Financial Regulation). Lisa received her B.A. from the University of Minnesota and her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law.
Roy Kaufmann, Communications Director
Roy is the Communications Director for Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and for the Oregon Department of Justice.
An award-winning communications practitioner, Roy’s extensive experience includes media relations, issues management and strategic communications in fields of work ranging from philanthropy to higher education to electoral politics.
Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, Roy led communications at Meyer Memorial Trust, and prior to that, for Lewis & Clark College in Portland. Roy served as speechwriter to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, and before that, as press secretary and communications director to Portland Mayor Sam Adams.
He holds a master’s degree in international relations from the University of San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of California, Davis. A lifelong fan and student of comedy and improvisation, he fondly recalls his studies at the Second City Theater training school in Los Angeles.
Ellen Klem, Director of Consumer Outreach & Education
Ellen is the director of consumer outreach and education for the Office of the Attorney General. Her mission is to prevent financial harm to Oregonians, especially older adults, Oregonians whose first language is not English, and students with large education-related debts. Previously, Ellen worked at the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging in Washington, D.C., where she was responsible for research, policy development, advocacy, education and training. Ellen received her bachelor’s degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Kimberly McCullough, Legislative Director
Kimberly is the legislative director for the Office of the Attorney General. Kimberly began her legal career in private practice at Davis Wright Tremaine. She then served as the Policy Director at the ACLU of Oregon, where she worked to advance the ACLU’s civil rights and liberties policies before the state legislature and various Oregon municipalities, participated in ballot measure campaigns, and made extensive media appearances. Most recently, she served as the legislative director of the Oregon Office of Public Defense Services. Kimberly earned a B.A., with honors, in English and Creative Writing, from the University of Washington, and a J.D., cum laude, with a Civil Rights Emphasis, from Lewis & Clark Law School.
Michael Kron, Special Counsel to the Attorney General
Michael serves as special counsel to the Attorney General. He advises the Attorney General on a variety of legal issues. Previously, Michael practiced law in Juneau, Alaska with a focus on education and civil defense, and was a regular contributor to the Juneau public radio station. Michael graduated from the University of Oregon magna cum laude and received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and awarded a Hamilton Fellowship. Michael also holds a M.A. in English literature from New York University.
Kaylie Klein, Special Counsel to the Attorney General
Phone: (503) 378-6002
Kaylie serves as Special Counsel to Attorney General Rosenblum. She is committed to delivering first-rate legal services to Oregon’s state government officials, agencies, boards, and commissions, empowering them to provide the critical services Oregonians need across the state. With a specialty practice in energy and administrative law, Kaylie counsels the Attorney General on environmental, natural resource, and climate matters—defending state agency programs and coordinating multistate Attorney General lawsuits that protect our land, air, and water.
In addition to this work, Kaylie’s responsibilities involve a significant amount of legal and policy advice responding to public health crises: from the state’s COVID-19 pandemic response, to shoring up reproductive rights access and protections following Dobbs, to spearheading the AG’s statewide opioid/fentanyl response. Other areas in Kaylie’s portfolio include tribal relations, criminal justice reform, voting and election education, ballot title work, and more.
Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, Kaylie was DOJ’s General Counsel to the staff of the Oregon Public Utility Commission, representing the state in contested case proceedings involving electric, natural gas, water, renewable energy, and electric vehicle dockets. Early in her career, Kaylie represented Oregon healthcare systems at a trial firm in Portland and clerked for the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. Kaylie is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law (2014) and the University of Michigan (2009) -- GO BLUE!
William O’Donnell, Chief Financial Officer
Bill is the chief financial officer for the Oregon Department of Justice. He is responsible for the agency’s budget, fiscal impact statements and performance measurements. He coordinates the agency’s efforts for the biennial agency budget request, Ways and Means Committee and Emergency Board processes and has department responsibility for internal audit activities.
Bill started his career with the State of Montana Office of the Legislative Auditor and spent the last 29 years working in higher education including positions in Montana, Nevada and 12 years as the Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Fiscal Affairs at Indiana University South Bend. He has been a speaker at several professional conferences for college and university business officers and served on committees for those professional organizations as well. Bill received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Montana and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Fay Stetz-Waters, Director of Civil Rights and Social Justice
Fay Stetz-Waters is the Civil Rights and Social Justice Director for the Oregon Department of Justice. As the Director of Civil Rights and Social Justice, she is committed to increasing the Department’s impact on civil rights issues affecting marginalized and vulnerable Oregonians.
Fay has been a strong advocate for justice her whole life. She enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 17, where she worked as a field radio operator. While working as a 911 dispatcher at night, Fay earned a bachelor’s degree in history and graduated with honors from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She attended Lewis and Clark Law School, where she wrote on constitutional issues like marriage equality, transgender rights, and crime victim’s rights.
She has also worked as an Administrative Law Judge for the Employment Department, a Hearings Officer for the Parole Board, an Equity Associate at Oregon State University, and as a Circuit Court Judge in Linn County. Fay likes writing, studying history, gardening, attending summer concerts, and spending time with her wife Karelia and their dog Willa.