Consumer Division Staff Listing

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Ben Burningham

Ben Burningham graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School. While attending law school, Ben served as law clerk to Senator Orrin Hatch on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ben also served as managing editor of the George Washington International Law Review and belonged to the Moot Court and Mock Trial Boards where he won George Washington's upper-level mock trial competition and placed as a semi-finalist in a national moot court competition. Directly after law school, Ben worked for the D.C.-based law firm Kellogg Hansen where he helped represent an independent federal agency in a billion-dollar securities litigation. Since joining the Attorney General’s Office in 2015, Ben has represented the State of Wyoming in consumer protection investigations and enforcement actions, including joint matters with other states and the Federal Trade Commission. In addition to serving as the lead consumer protection attorney, Ben has represented the State of Wyoming in antitrust, tobacco, and other matters, including a criminal appeal and jury trial.  

Emily Soli
Emily Soli graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2014. Before joining the Wyoming Attorney General’s office, Emily worked as a Skadden Fellow on the Navajo Nation, providing health impacting legal services to low income families through a medical-legal partnership model. In this role, Emily represented clients in state, tribal, and administrative courts in a variety of civil matters, focusing on issues of gender and racial inequities. Emily joined the Wyoming Attorney General’s Tobacco and Consumer Protection Unit in September 2016. As the lead Tobacco Unit attorney, Emily promotes public health by enforcing relevant laws and settlement terms against tobacco companies, with the goal of reducing smoking statewide. As a Consumer Protection Unit attorney, Emily works to end abusive and unlawful business practices that harm both Wyoming consumers and the state’s marketplace. Outside of work, Emily enjoys hiking, camping, and fishing. 

Amanda Swift 
Amanda Swift is the administrator for the Tobacco Settlement/Consumer Protection Unit. Amanda answers calls regarding tobacco issues and consumer protection matters. Amanda also maintains the database for all tobacco manufacturers and wholesalers certified in Wyoming, and maintains all information on the Tobacco Settlement Unit website. Amanda also serves as the paralegal to the Consumer Protection Unit as well as the Tobacco Settlement Unit. Prior to Amanda coming to the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office, Amanda worked as a Senior Clerk of District Court Specialist at the Laramie County Clerk of District Court in the Child Support Department for six years. Amanda is a Wyoming native, born and raised in the Capitol City. In her free time Amanda and her children enjoy dancing, gymnastics, cheer leading and cub scouts.

Kaitlyn Hill
Kaitlyn Hill attended New Mexico Highlands University on a volleyball scholarship, where she completed her degree in Criminal Justice. While attending the University, she interned with the United States Secret Service processing counterfeit bills and assisting Special Agents. Upon graduation, Kaitlyn worked for a private law firm for two years where she supervised the Hearing Prep Department and assisted attorneys on Social Security Disability cases. Kaitlyn joined the Consumer Protection Unit (CPU) staff at the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office in January 2018. There, she performs investigatory duties on consumer protection cases, manages consumer complaints and inquiries, and provides legal support to the CPU. Her interests outside of work include hiking, fishing, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs. 


Tobacco Settlement/Consumer Protection Unit Administrator
Amanda Swift
(307) 777-6397

Investigator, Consumer Protection Unit
Kaitlyn Hill
(307) 777-8962