Judd Edward Stone

Judd Edward Stone, II

Solicitor General, Texas

Judd E. Stone is the Texas Solicitor General, where he is responsible for representing Texas by directly handling appeals determined significant to the state.

Before joining the Texas Solicitor General’s Office in 2020, Stone was Chief Counsel for Senator Ted Cruz, and previously practiced at Morgan, Lewis, and Bockius in their Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Group in Washington. D.C., and at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick. He also served as an Olin-Searle-Smith fellow at Harvard Law School.

Stone began his legal career as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court, to then-Chief Judge Edith Jones on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and for Justice Daniel Winfree on the Alaska Supreme Court. He received his law degree from Northwestern University, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, Dallas.