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Jon Bruning


Jon Bruning was elected Attorney General of Nebraska three times in 2002, 2006, and 2010.  When first elected, he was the youngest Attorney General in the nation and the youngest in Nebraska’s history.  Bruning, a Republican who works well with Attorneys General of both parties, served as President of the National Association of Attorneys General in 2009-2010 and was elected to the post by 30 Democrats and 20 Republicans.  Prior to being elected Attorney General, he was elected as a Nebraska State Senator in 1996 and 2000.

Today Jon Bruning is Managing Partner of Bruning Law Group, a niche law firm where he and his unparalleled team of former senior staff from the Attorney General’s office help businesses interact with the nation’s Attorneys General.  America’s best companies are bound to face Attorney General review of their activities through individual Attorney General or multi-state consumer investigations.  They’re also likely to deal with joint FTC or DOJ and Attorney General review of their mergers and acquisitions.   Whether it’s antitrust or consumer protection actions, Jon Bruning and Bruning Law Group have decades of experience in all of these areas and can provide strategic advice to corporate executives as they make the most important decisions under the most challenging conditions.

A fifth-generation Nebraskan, Bruning received both his undergraduate and law degrees with distinction from the University of Nebraska.  Jon is admitted to the Bars of Nebraska, Iowa, the Eighth Circuit, the D.C. Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska with his wife, Deonne.  They have two children, Lauren and Jack.

  • J.D. University of Nebraska School of Law (with Distinction)
  • B.S. University of Nebraska, Lincoln (with High Distinction) - History
  • Attorney General of Nebraska (2003-2015)
  • President of the National Association of Attorneys General (2009-2010)
  • State Senator, Nebraska (1996-2002)
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • American Council of Young Political Leaders
  • Nebraska State Courts
  • Iowa State Courts
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • D.C. Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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