BOZEMAN, Mont. – Governor-elect Greg Gianforte today named Anita Milanovich as general counsel to the governor.
“Anita Milanovich has an impressive and accomplished record as an attorney,” Governor-elect Gianforte said. “I’m proud to welcome her to our team as we lead Montana’s comeback, get our economy going again, and change how Helena does business.”
Milanovich brings over sixteen years of legal experience to the governor’s office, litigating constitutional issues in over 20 states and nearly all federal appellate circuits. She has prepared dozens of briefs filed in the United States Supreme Court, authored numerous legal articles, and has guest lectured at universities on constitutional law and policy.
“I’m honored to join Governor-elect Gianforte’s team as general counsel and serve the people of Montana. The Governor-elect has articulated a clear vision for leading Montana’s comeback, and I look forward to working with him to get the job done,” Milanovich said.
Milanovich has been actively involved in Republican politics, serving as a delegate and Rules Committee member of the 2016 Republican National Convention. She has also served in many roles in national, state, and local Young Republican organizations.
Milanovich graduated from Calvin College with a B.A. in Psychology, and earned her J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. She resides in Butte with her husband and son.