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Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho released the following statement confirming his participation in the bipartisan antitrust investigation into Facebook: “Facebook collects our most personal information. If Facebook uses its access to that information to unlawfully set higher advertising prices and drive down consumer choice, it must be held accountable,” said AG Camacho. Attorney General Camacho]…
October 26, 2019, Tamuning, Guam- Attorney General (AG) Leevin Taitano Camacho joined in on the recent settlement discussions in the multi-state Purdue Pharmaceutical case involving OxyContin, the company’s blockbuster opioid drug. The award is valued at upwards of $3 billion, of which Guam will receive a portion. The award is expected to increase after the…
October 22, 2019, Tamuning, Guam- The Office of the Attorney General has fully briefed the Governor of the significant risks involved with appealing the plebiscite case and understands that several factors were considered before a determination was made to appeal. The role of the Attorney General as chief legal officer is to advise the government…
About Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho
Throughout his career, Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho has been an advocate for everyday people. From teaching in the Guam public school system, working with low-income communities in Seattle and Boston, and fighting to protect Pagat Village, Attorney General Camacho has acted in the service of people.
Attorney General Camacho attended John F. Kennedy High School and the University of Washington. After graduating from Boston University School of Law, he clerked for the Supreme Court of Guam before entering private practice.
Attorney General Camacho was in private practice for 12 years before being elected. During that time, he handled over 100 criminal cases and over 15 Supreme Court of Guam appeals. He assisted the governments of Guam and the CNMI in reviewing complex environmental impact studies. He has also litigated several land rights and environmental justice cases, including a lawsuit to stop the construction of a firing range complex over Pagat Village and a case challenging the proposed development of a high-rise tower in southern Guam. He was also local counsel in a national lawsuit seeking to extend voting rights to U.S. citizens living in the territories.