Office of Legislative Affairs

Office of Legislative Affairs

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Meet the Director

Meet the Assistant Attorney General

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Assistant Attorney General

Peter J. Kadzik is the Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs.

About the Office

The Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) has responsibility for the development and implementation of strategies to advance the Department's legislative initiatives and other interests relating to Congress. OLA also articulates the Department's position on legislation proposed by Congress, facilitates the appearance of Department witnesses at congressional hearings, and manages the interagency clearance process led by OMB. Additionally, OLA coordinates the Department's responses to congressional committee oversight requests and other inquiries from individual Members and congressional staff. OLA also participates in the Senate confirmation process for federal judges and Department nominees, such as Assistant Attorneys General and United States Attorneys. These functions are important to the Department's cooperative and productive relationship with Congress.

General Information Office of Legislative Affairs
Leadership 

Peter J. Kadzik
Assistant Attorney General

Contact 

Office of Legislative Affairs
(202) 514-2141


Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison 
(202) 514-3465