BOSTON (WHDH) - Labor attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan is going up against Boston City Councilor and former mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell for the Democratic nomination for the open attorney general seat.

The race dropped to two candidates last week, after Quentin Palfrey, deputy general counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce, dropped out.

Campbell, the former Boston City Council president, collected a slew of endorsements, including from several current and former state AGs alone.

Previously an employment lawyer and deputy legal counsel for Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration, Campbell grew up in the city’s Mattapan neighborhood, graduating from Boston Latin School and, later, Princeton and UCLA.

In addition to an endorsement from former rival Palfrey, Campbell got a nod from current Attorney General, Maura Healey, among several other former state AG’s

“No one knows better than Maura Healey what the office requires in terms of leadership, legal and legislative experience,” Campbell said. “And for her to exercise the political courage to support me in a primary means a lot. So I am honored to have her support in this race. I will continue to build upon her legacy, along with the former AG’s, (Francis) Bellotti, Martha Coakley, Jim Shannon, who are also supporting me in this race, including Scott Harshbarger.”

Campbell previously ran for mayor of Boston, finishing third in the primary in 2021.

Campbell is facing off against Liss-Riordan, who, in her 23-year career, returned “hundreds of millions” to the pockets of people as she took on major corporations, according to her campaign.

Liss-Riordan has also made headlines in recent months not only for her candidacy for attorney general, but also for taking on large companies like Uber and Lyft in a rideshare ballot question initiative.

“I’ve spent 23 years taking on the biggest corporations in America and winning,” she said. “I have fought discrimination, I have fought wage cases, I am going to fight for workers, for consumers, for the environment, for everyone.”

Liss-Riordan entered primary day with endorsements from Senator Elizabeth Warren, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and former Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey, as well as several area labor unions.

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