Governor Abbott Names Andrew Oldham General Counsel
Mr. Oldham earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia with highest honors, an M. Phil., first class (with distinction), from Cambridge University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School magna cum laude. He earned numerous academic scholarships and honors, including the Truman Scholarship, the Jefferson Scholarship, the Temple Bar Scholarship, the T.J. Duane Award, and Phi Beta Kappa.
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