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Attorney General Griffin Announces Three Key Staff Additions

Griffin: ‘Their collective talent and experience will strengthen what is already a stellar team’

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Tim Griffin released the following statement announcing three new additions to his staff:

“I am excited to announce three outstanding additions to my team. Robbi Riggs Rosenbaum is joining our team as Deputy General Counsel; Doralee Chandler is joining us as Deputy Attorney General for State Agencies; and Barrett Dudley will serve as Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. Their collective talent and experience will strengthen what is already a stellar team.”

Deputy General Counsel Robbi Riggs Rosenbaum is a Conway native and former associate at Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, where she represented restaurant owners, banks, real estate developers and other clients in a variety of transactional matters throughout the South. Rosenbaum received her J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. While in law school, she completed the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination and became a Certified Public Accountant. She serves on the Board of Directors of Immerse Arkansas, a nonprofit organization focused on helping youth in crisis transform into overcomers. She also serves on the Arkansas Bar Association’s Title Standards Committee. Last year, Rosenbaum was recognized as a talented young leader in the 2022 “20 In Their 20s” list published by Arkansas Business.

Deputy Attorney General, State Agencies Division, Doralee Chandler is from Conway, Arkansas. She previously served as director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, where she oversaw the regulation, supervision and control of the manufacture, distribution and sale of all alcoholic beverages and medical marijuana. From 2015-2018, she served as the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory’s general counsel. Chandler also chaired the Arkansas Parent Counsel Commission from 2018 to 2019. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law. 

Deputy Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Barrett Dudley is a Little Rock native and former legislative analyst and assistant parliamentarian for the Arkansas House of Representatives, where he assisted in developing plans for legislative initiatives and projects. He previously served as a constituent adviser to the Arkansas Senate. Dudley received his bachelor’s degree in public relations and political science at the University of Central Arkansas. 

About Attorney General Tim Griffin

Tim Griffin was elected Attorney General of Arkansas on November 8, 2022. He was elected Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas on November 4, 2014, and was re-elected for his second four-year term on November 6, 2018. From 2011-2015, Griffin served as the 24th Representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District. For the 113th Congress, he was a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as a Deputy Whip for the Majority. In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Griffin is a graduate of Magnolia High School, Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans. He also attended graduate school at Oxford University. Griffin has served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, for over 25 years and currently holds the rank of colonel. In 2005, Griffin was mobilized to active duty as an Army prosecutor at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and served with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault in Mosul, Iraq). He is currently serving as the Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) for the 81st Readiness Division at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Prior to his current post, Griffin served as the Commander of the 134th Legal Operations Detachment (LOD) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and a senior legislative advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness at the Pentagon. Colonel Griffin holds a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife, Elizabeth, a Camden native, and their three children.