Montana roots, MONTANA VALUES
Raph Graybill is a fifth-generation Montanan from Great Falls. He serves as Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Steve Bullock.
Raph is a proud product of the Great Falls Public Schools system. He is a graduate of Columbia University, Yale Law School, and the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
Raph served as an Auxiliary Police Officer with the New York City Police Department while studying in college. As an attorney, Raph worked for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and in private practice as a lawyer for entrepreneurs and small businesses harmed by unfair business practices.
He and his wife Marisa have one daughter, Genevieve.
A.O. Hutchinson Drug Store, East Helena, 1897, operated by Raph's great-great-grandfather.
Raph is a skilled advocate who has fought for the public in some of the most high profile legal battles in Montana in recent years, including:
TAKING ON THE BIG FIGHTS
Raph is a fighter and an advocate. As Chief Legal Counsel to the Governor, Raph has stood up for Montanans and our values in court--and won.
He is the advocate for Montanans that we need as our next Attorney General.
Protected public access at the Supreme Court
Raph stood up for the natural character of our state, defeating the sitting Republican Attorney General at the Montana Supreme Court in a case to defend the most successful public lands access program in Montana history.
Took the Trump Administration to Court--and won
When the Trump Administration tried to make it easier for dark money groups to dominate our elections with secret spending, Raph stood up for Montanans--holding the Trump Administration and the IRS accountable in federal court and winning.
Protected privacy and net neutrality
Raph developed and implemented Governor Bullock's pioneering net neutrality executive order, which protects Montanans' privacy and choices on the internet.
Stood up for Montana's public schools at the U.S. Supreme Court
Raph is fighting to defend the Montana Constitution and its protections for quality public schools before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Fought for workers and good wages
Raph fought for workers and urged the United States Supreme Court not to make its disastrous, anti-worker and anti-union Janus decision.