Cameron Kerry, Senator John Kerry’s brother has been nominated for General Counsel to the Department of Commerce:
Cam Kerry is currently a partner in the Boston office of Mintz Levin, a national law firm. In over 30 years of law practice, he has been a communications lawyer and a litigator in a range of complex, developing areas such as environmental law, toxic torts, privacy, and insurance regulation. He has also taught telecommunications law as an adjunct professor at Suffolk University Law School and written and presented on communications, evidence, and environmental issues in a variety of industry and academic settings. He was a senior advisor and national surrogate for the 2004 Democratic presidential campaign. Mr. Kerry also serves on boards of Citizens Schools Boston, the New England Nordic Skiing Association, and National Jewish Democratic Council. Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Mr. Kerry was an associate at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering and a law clerk for Judge Elbert Tuttle of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He received his B.A. cum laude from Harvard College and his J.D. magna cum laude from Boston College Law School. He and his wife Kathy Weinman have two daughters.
Congratulations to Cam. I had the pleasure of meeting him in ’04 when I worked on Senator Kerry’s presidential campaign.