Gov. Abbott hires another Oldham after former general counsel is appointed to federal court
AUSTIN — It’s a case of one Oldham out, another Oldham in.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday named former Houston attorney Jeff Oldham as his general counsel, replacing Andrew Oldham who was just confirmed by the U.S. Senate to take a seat on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The two are no relation, Abbott noted in announcing the new hire.
"As one of the most highly regarded appellate lawyers in the country, there are few with the experience and expertise that Jeff will bring to General Counsel's office," Abbott said in a statement. "His extensive legal background, combined... read more
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