On Tuesday, July 3, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton named Zina Bash as senior counsel on his executive leadership team. Previously, Bash served in the Trump administration as Special Assistant to the President for regulatory reform, legal and immigration policy. Bash is a former Supreme Court Clerk and has held positions as deputy director of policy and communications for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign and senior counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee in U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s office, as well as practiced law as an appellate attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.