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Michael J. Hunter

Michael J. Hunter

Date of Birth July 2, 1956
Age 66 years, 1 months, 23 days
Place of Birth Garfield County
Country United States
Profession Lawyer
Horoscope Cancer

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Michael J. Hunter net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2021-22! In this article, we will discover how old is Michael J. Hunter? Who is Michael J. Hunter dating now & how much money does Michael J. Hunter have?

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SpouseCheryl Plaxico Hunter
Children(s)Brock Hunter, Barrett Hunter

Michael J. Hunter Biography

Michael J. Hunter is a famous Lawyer, who was born on July 2, 1956 in United States. Hunter was born on July 2, 1956 to Chester and Phyllis Hunter. He grew up on a farm in Garfield County, Oklahoma, and is a fourth generation Oklahoman. Hunter received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in 1978. He later graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1982. While at OU Law, Hunter served as the President of the Student Bar Association. Upon graduating, Hunter entered private practice. His area of specialization was in energy, real property, public employment law and utility regulation. According to Astrologers, Michael J. Hunter's zodiac sign is Cancer.

Following the election of J. C. Watts as the Congressman for Oklahoma’s 4th congressional district, Hunter was appointed as Watts’ chief of staff in 1995, serving until 1999. As Watts’ chief of staff, Hunter managed his offices in Washington, D.C., Norman, Oklahoma and Lawton, Oklahoma. He also served as legal counsel to Congressman Watts in his work on the National Security and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committees.

After leaving the Oklahoma Legislature, Hunter returned to private practice until 1993. From 1993 to 1994, Hunter served as the General Counsel of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, the state’s regulatory authority for public utilities, oil and gas, transportation and pipelines companies.

In 1998, incumbent Republican Governor of Oklahoma Frank Keating was reelected to second four-year term. Keating’s first Secretary of State Tom Cole stepped down to return to the private sector. On March 16, 1999, Keating appointed Hunter to serve as the 29th Oklahoma Secretary of State. In addition to his duties as Secretary of State, Hunter served as Governor Keating’s chief liaison to the Oklahoma Legislature and to the state’s Congressional delegation in Washington, D. C.

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Hunter is married to Cheryl Plaxico Hunter. Cheryl is a practicing lawyer who served as a member of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education from 2000 to 2009, appointed by Governor Frank Keating. They have two sons, Barrett and Brock.

Michael J. Hunter Net Worth

Michael is one of the richest Lawyer & listed on most popular Lawyer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Michael J. Hunter net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Michael J. Hunter Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth$1.5 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeLawyer
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HouseLiving in own house.

Michael J. Hunter (born July 2, 1956) is an American politician from the state of Oklahoma. Hunter served as the Secretary of State of Oklahoma from 1999 to 2002, having been appointed by Governor of Oklahoma Frank Keating. On November 1, 2016, he was appointed to the same post by Governor Mary Fallin. He also served as Special Counsel to the Governor. On February 20, 2017, Hunter was appointed Attorney General of Oklahoma, replacing Scott Pruitt who was confirmed as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency three days earlier on February 17. In 2018, Hunter was elected Attorney General, beating Mark Myles. May 28, 2018 was the first day of arguments in the case that his office brought against Johnson & Johnson regarding the opioid epidemic.

Hunter is married to Cheryl Plaxico Hunter. Cheryl is a practicing lawyer who served as a member of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education from 2000 to 2009, appointed by Governor Frank Keating. They have two sons, Barrett and Brock.

Hunter resigned as Secretary of State in October 2002 to become the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the American Council of Life Insurers under president and CEO Frank Keating. He managed the organization’s $47 million budget and 135 member staff. The ACLI is the advocacy, legal and research arm of the life insurance industry.

Michael J. Hunter Height

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In 1984, Hunter was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. While in the House, he served as Chairman of the Republican Caucus and Vice Chairman of the House Criminal Justice Committee. In 1988, he was one of the eight lawmakers recognized by the Daily Oklahoman as Oklahoma’s Best Legislators. That same year he was the recipient of the Oklahoma District Attorneys’ Legislative Appreciation Award for his work in criminal justice. Hunter remained in the House until 1991.

In August 2009, Democratic Governor of Oklahoma Brad Henry appointed Hunter the 47th Secretary of the Commissioners of the Land Office. The Commissioners of the Land Office is charged with managing the lands the U.S. Congress granted to Oklahoma at statehood to help benefit public education. The office also administers the trust funds and proceeds derived from selling and renting the public lands. Hunter resigned from the Land Office effective September 1, 2010. Douglas Allen, the Assistant Secretary of the Commissioners of the Land Office under Hunter, was appointed interim Secretary, and later Secretary, by the Commissioners.

Who is Michael J. Hunter dating?

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Attorney General Hunter filed a series of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and associated companies. In a case filed in April 2017, the state of Oklahoma under Attorney General Hunter accused Purdue Pharma, Allergan, Cephalon and Janssen Pharmaceuticals of deceptive marketing practices, contributing to over-prescribing of opioids in the state. In March 2019, a settlement was announced, with Purdue Pharma agreeing to pay $270 million, with the Oklahoma State University Health Sciences initially negotiated to receive the largest share of the funds ($177 million) to increase treatment of addiction medicine. After the announcement, members of the Oklahoma state legislature raised concerns about the nature of the settlement, and the potential for it to circumvent the traditional legislative appropriations process. Additional opioid makers agreed to pay settlements in May 2019.

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Michael Ranked on the list of most popular Lawyer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Michael J. Hunter celebrates birthday on July 2 of every year.

In June 2015, Hunter was appointed First Assistant Attorney General of the State of Oklahoma by Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

On February 17, 2017, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt resigned to become Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald Trump. To fill the vacancy caused by Pruitt’s resignation, Governor Mary Fallin appointed Hunter as Attorney General to fill the remainder of Pruitt’s unexpired term on February 20, 2017.

In 2018, Hunter filed suit against multinational consumer products manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, seeking $17.2 billion in damages. Under Hunter’s direction, the state pursued a litigation strategy applying a public nuisance framework to the negative impacts of opioid abuse on the state of Oklahoma. The case began trial in the summer of 2019, and gained national attention, as the potential ruling was thought to be an indicator of the prospects for other states and localities aiming to also address the opioid epidemic.

Early in his term as Attorney General, Hunter was named the chair of the Oklahoma Commission on Opioid Abuse, following the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 12. Hunter, along with legislative leaders and experts worked on a plan to intended to address the increases in addiction and overdoses from opioids. The full plan was released in January 2018, and included 31 policy recommendations, eight of which later became law.

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