Senator from Alabama; born in Birmingham, Ala., March 1, 1953; B.A., Tulane University, 1975; J.D., Tulane University Law School, 1979; admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1981, and engaged in the practice of law in Birmingham; attorney general of Alabama 2011-2017; appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jefferson Sessions, and took the oath of office on February 9, 2017.
Luther Strange was elected Alabama's 49th Attorney General on November 2, 2010.
Prior to his election as Attorney General, Strange was an attorney and founder of Strange LLC, a law firm based in Birmingham. Prior to founding Strange LLC, he was a partner with the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. During his time in private practice, Strange was regarded as one of Alabama's leading economic development lawyers and frequently advised companies on growth and expansion opportunities in the state.
Strange received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Tulane University. While a student at Tulane, Strange was a scholarship basketball player. Active in his church and community, Strange is an Eagle Scout and Rotarian and serves on the Advisory Board of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York.