Chief of Staff
Aaron serves as Chief of Staff to the General Counsel. Previously, he served as an advisor to the General Counsel on higher education law and policy issues.
Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Ament served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky where he oversaw non-profit and charitable asset enforcement cases, and represented several state agencies in civil litigation matters. Mr. Ament has also served as the Deputy Director of State Affairs for Justice at Stake as well as a Legal Fellow for the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Ament earned his B.A. and M.A., both in Political Science, from Northwestern University and received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, MO.