Dennis Dunn joined the Department of Law in 1983. He currently serves as the division director of the Government Operation Division, working with a team of 22 attorneys and nine support personnel to represent a diverse array of agencies, officers and issues. These include matters related to health and social service programs, the State's retirement systems, litigation defending claims of employment discrimination, licensing and disciplining of teachers, many aspects of Georgia's higher education, elections and judicial systems and providing assistance in resolving open government disputes involving local governments.
During his tenure with the office, Dennis has been counsel in more than 1,200 litigation matters and authored 38 opinions of the Attorney General.
Dennis is a 1983 graduate of Emory University School of Law and received a B.A. degree magna cum laude from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, all federal district courts of Georgia, the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals and the State's trial courts. He is a Master member of the Bleckley Inn of Court at the Georgia State University School of Law.