Assistant Attorney General, Executive Division of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General
Stephen Ruckman is an assistant attorney general in the Executive Division of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General. He works on special investigations, civil litigation, civil and criminal appeals, and policy matters for Attorney General Douglas Gansler. He has been with the Attorney General’s Office since 2009 and has served in other capacities while there, including acting legislative director and acting communications director. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk for Judge Catherine Blake at the U.S. District Court of Maryland. He has also held law clerk positions at the U.S Department of Justice, the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. When not soaking up briefs for work, Stephen is usually out enjoying the sights and sounds of his adopted hometown of Baltimore, or playing chamber music with his string ensemble. Stephen obtained his bachelor’s in both political ethics and music from Amherst College. He received his Master of Arts in Religion in ethics from Yale Divinity School and J.D. from Yale Law School. Stephen also holds a Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics, obtained as part of a Fulbright Scholarship to the United Kingdom.