David Lee Bonner is an assistant attorney general with the State of Illinois where he serves in the Civil Trials and Prosecutions unit that litigates cases dealing with personal injury, property damage, collection and labor law. He also serves as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve and on the Wisconsin Bar Diversity Outreach Committee, a committee which seeks to foster a racially and ethnically diverse State Bar and a legal profession that is conscious of differences in our society.
Bonner graduated cum laude from Truman in 2007 and earned his juris doctor in 2010 from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison.
Before joining the attorney general's office, he clerked for the Chicago Corporation Counsel in the Bureau of License Enforcement and served as the Director of Field Operations in Illinois’ Tenth Congressional District. Bonner is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Bonner was appointed in January 2013.