Ben Burningham Ben Burningham graduated with honors from George
Washington University Law School. While attending law school, Ben served as law
clerk to Senator Orrin Hatch on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ben also served
as managing editor of theGeorge
Washington International Law Review and belonged to the Moot Court and Mock
Trial Boards where he won George Washington's upper-level mock trial
competition and placed as a semi-finalist in a national moot court competition.
After graduating law school, Ben worked for the D.C.-based law firm Kellogg,
Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans, & Figel, PLLC, representing an independent
federal agency in billion-dollar securities litigation. Since joining the
Attorney General’s Office in July 2015, Ben has represented the State of
Wyoming in over 50 consumer protection investigations and enforcement actions,
including a number of joint matters with other states and the Federal Trade
Commission. In addition to serving as the lead consumer protection attorney, Ben
has represented the State of Wyoming in antitrust, tobacco, and other matters,
including a criminal appeal before the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Emily Soli Emily Soli graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2014. Before joining the Wyoming Attorney General’s office, Emily worked as a Skadden Fellow on the Navajo Nation, providing health impacting legal services to low income families through a medical-legal partnership model. In this role, Emily represented clients in state, tribal, and administrative courts in a variety of civil matters, focusing on issues of gender and racial inequities. Emily joined the Wyoming Attorney General’s Tobacco and Consumer Protection Unit in September 2016. As the lead Tobacco Unit attorney, Emily promotes public health by enforcing relevant laws and settlement terms against tobacco companies, with the goal of reducing smoking statewide. As a Consumer Protection Unit attorney, Emily works to end abusive and unlawful business practices that harm both Wyoming consumers and the state’s marketplace. Outside of work, Emily enjoys hiking, camping, and fishing.
Amanda Baumhover Amanda Baumhover is the administrator for the Tobacco Settlement/Consumer Protection Unit. Amanda answers calls regarding tobacco issues and consumer protection matters. Amanda also maintains the database for all tobacco manufacturers and wholesalers certified in Wyoming, and maintains all information on the Tobacco Settlement Unit website. Amanda also serves as the paralegal to the Consumer Protection Unit as well as the Tobacco Settlement Unit. Prior to Amanda coming to the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office, Amanda worked as a Senior Clerk of District Court Specialist at the Laramie County Clerk of District Court in the Child Support Department for six years. Amanda is a Wyoming native, born and raised in the Capitol City. In her free time Amanda and her children enjoy dancing, gymnastics, cheer leading and cub scouts.
Ryan Frost attended the University of Wyoming, where he
completed degrees in history and political science. While attending the
University, he worked as an Archives Assistant at the American Heritage Center (AHC) spending his time retrieving archive materials and digitizing scans of large
geologic maps and documents for clients. He also edited and published a subject
guide titled Guide to Military History
Resources for the AHC. Upon graduation, Ryan worked for a nonprofit
advocacy organization focusing on civil liberties and constitutional issues.
Serving as the Program Coordinator for six years, Ryan gained extensive
experience in public policy, legislative procedure, media relations, database
management, research, and office administration. Ryan joined the Consumer
Protection Unit (CPU) staff at the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office in August
2015. There, he manages consumer complaints and inquiries to the CPU, provides
legal support to the rest of the staff, and maintains the CPU’s social media
presence. His interests outside of work include traveling, reading, art, photography,
bicycling, and spending time with his daughter.
Tobacco Settlement/Consumer Protection Unit Administrator Amanda Baumhover (307) 777-6397 firstname.lastname@example.org
Paralegal, Consumer Protection Unit Ryan Frost (307) 777-8962 email@example.com