Executive Profiles

Attorney General

Attorney General Josh Kaul

Josh Kaul grew up in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac. He served as a federal prosecutor in Baltimore, where he prosecuted murderers, gang members, and drug traffickers. After moving home to Wisconsin, he worked to protect our right to vote, going to court to challenge restrictions on voting.


Josh went to college at Yale, majoring in history and economics and graduating with honors. He then attended Stanford Law School, where he served as President of the Stanford Law Review.


Josh lives in Madison with his wife, Lindsey, and their two sons, Simon and Henry.

Deputy Attorney General

Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson previously worked as an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago and an Assistant Attorney General at the Wisconsin Department of Justice. He will be re-joining the Wisconsin Department of Justice after working for more than 10 years at Godfrey & Kahn.


Wilson graduated from Harvard Law School, cum laude, and received a master’s degree in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 1994. Wilson, who received his B.S. in mechanical engineering, graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois in 1990.

Chief of Staff

Ashley Viste

Prior to her work as campaign manager on AG-elect Kaul’s successful campaign, Ashley Viste worked on campaigns for United States Senator Tammy Baldwin, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, and State Senator Dave Hansen. She received her B.A. in political science and environmental studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Senior Counsel

Nate Zolik previously worked as an attorney on regulatory and administrative law matters at Godfrey & Kahn.  He also has served as chief of staff and senior adviser at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, chief legal counsel to then-Governor Jim Doyle, and worked in private practice in New York City.  Zolik graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton.


Communications Director

Gillian Drummond was senior advisor to AG-elect Kaul’s campaign. Prior to that, she led campaign communications for Justice Rebecca Dallet’s campaign for state supreme court justice, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Hillary for Wisconsin, and Mayor Tom Barrett. She also served as communications director for State Senator Chris Larson during his term as minority leader. Drummond earned her B.A. in political science, with a focus in public policy, from George Washington University.