Whitney Lipscomb works in the Mississippi Attorney General’s office. Formerly she was Deputy Chief of Staff and Counsel to Governor Phil Bryant. In that role, she coordinated with the Governor and Chief of Staff daily on policy, legal, cabinet, communications and administrative issues. She also served as the principal policy advisor to the Governor on environmental, energy, emergency management and marine resource policy.
She previously practiced law at Balch & Bingham LLP in Gulfport, Miss., where she regularly represented business entities, community and economic development organizations, public agencies, and a utility company in litigation, environmental, real estate and business matters.
Whitney earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law, summa cum laude, and her Bachelors of Arts from Mississippi State University, summa cum laude. She is a member of the Mississippi State Records Committee and the Mississippi Public Broadcasting Board.