Lisa A. Hopkins, State Auditor
Lisa A. Hopkins is the 20th Auditor to serve the State of West Virginia. Auditor Hopkins was appointed by The Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin, Governor of the State of West Virginia on May 13, 2016, and is the first woman Auditor in State history to hold that office. She is honored to fill this office and will do so with the utmost integrity.
Prior to her appointment, Auditor Hopkins served as General Counsel for the agency and was responsible for the management of legal services for all seven divisions comprising the State Auditor’s Office. Auditor Hopkins also served as Senior Deputy Commissioner of Securities where she oversaw the registration and examination of securities and securities professionals, as well as the administration of all securities laws for the State of West Virginia. Prior to her service to the State of West Virginia, Auditor Hopkins worked in the private sector as an attorney.
Auditor Hopkins graduated from Boston University College of Law, Boston, Massachusetts with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in May, 1992. She attended Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, New York and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science in May, 1989 and was licensed to practice law in West Virginia and Massachusetts in October, 1992.
Auditor Hopkins is mother to Jonathan, Rosalie and Miranda Hopkins and is married to Brian Hopkins, partner at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC. Auditor Hopkins lives with her family in Charleston, West Virginia.