LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced the retirement of Chief Deputy Attorney General Carol Isaacs, effective December 31, 2016. Isaacs has served as the Chief Deputy Attorney General since Schuette was elected in in 2010. Previously, she served as Chief Deputy Attorney General for Attorney General Mike Cox, an advisor and counsel to the Michigan Senate and in the Executive branch as advisor to Governor Engler and Senior Deputy of Legal Affairs and Policy Development for the Michigan Department of Community Health. Isaacs is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
“Carol's keen understanding of state government and the intricacies of the Michigan Legislature made her the ideal choice as Chief Deputy Attorney General during my service as Attorney General. Each and every day Carol Isaacs has been "On Duty" for the citizens of Michigan. Carol has been a tireless worker and a consummate professional as Chief Deputy Attorney General. Carol's husband Fred and her children and grandchildren will be the beneficiaries of her new journey. She is a dear friend. Both Cynthia and I will miss her very much. I am certain that everyone in the Department of Attorney General will miss her and her leadership as well.”