Office of Legislative Affairs

Office of Legislative Affairs

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Meet the Director

Meet the Acting Assistant Attorney General

Acting Assistant Attorney General OLA - Peter Hyun
Acting Assistant Attorney General

Peter S. Hyun was appointed to serve as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legislative Affairs on November 22, 2021, and has been serving as the Acting Attorney General since that time. Mr. Hyun previously served as Chief of Staff to the Associate Attorney General.

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 for the Office of Legislative Affairs

Peter S. Hyun
Acting Assistant Attorney General


Office of Legislative Affairs
(202) 514-2141

Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison 
(202) 514-3465