Attorney General-elect Brad Schimel has named his transition team
as he prepares to take over the state Justice Department in
Tuesday he has chosen Wal-Mart and Wisconsin Manufacturers and
Commerce lobbyist Andrew Cook to serve as his deputy attorney
general and lead the seven-member transition team. The group
includes Avie Bie, a former state Public Service Commission
chairwoman; attorney Michael Brennan, a former Milwaukee judge;
and attorney Mark Cameli, who served as chief of the civil
division in the U.S. attorney's office in Madison.
Schimel also has
tapped former Lt. Gov. Margaret Farrow; Brian O'Keefe, a current
DOJ administrator; and Raymond Taffora, vice chancellor of legal
affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a former
Wisconsin deputy attorney general, to serve on the team.