What Peter has been up to as your attorney general

Peter Noronha

Protecting public safety

Safeguarding Rhode Island’s natural environment

Holding opioid companies accountable for fueling the opioid public health crisis

Providing critical oversight over major healthcare transactions

Protecting a woman’s right to reproductive healthcare

Advocating for common sense gun safety laws

Safeguarding Rhode Islanders from scams and deceptive business practices

Fighting against wage theft and those who take advantage of workers

Peter’s Quick Bio

  • Elected Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island in 2018.
  • Native Rhode Islander
  • Attended public schools in Jamestown and North Kingstown
  • Son of an immigrant mother and a Korean War Veteran who worked hard to send their kids to college
  • Graduate of Boston College and Boston College Law School
  • Married to primary care doctor, and father of two sons
  • Career state and federal prosecutor, for over twenty years
  • Special Assistant and Assistant Attorney General from 1996 to 2002
  • Assistant United States Attorney from 2002 to 2009
  • Recommended for appointment as United States Attorney for Rhode Island by Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse in 2009
  • Appointed by President Obama as U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island in 2009, serving until 2017