Brian J. Feldman

Senator at Maryland State Senate

Brian J. Feldman

Brian J. Feldman

Senator at Maryland State Senate

Biography

Brian J. Feldman was first elected in 2002 to represent the 15th Legislative District in the Maryland House of Delegates and was re-elected in 2006 and 2010. In the House, Brian served on the House Economic Matters Committee and Chaired its Banking, Economic Development, Science and Technology Subcommittee. After the 2010 election, Speaker Mike Busch appointed Brian to the leadership position of House Parliamentarian. He also served as the House Chair of the Joint Information Technology and Biotechnology Committee and Chair of the Montgomery County House Delegation from 2007-2012.

In September 2013, Brian was appointed to the Maryland State Senate to fill a seat vacated by Senator Rob Garagiola. Brian serves on the Senate Finance Committee and chairs its Transportation Subcommittee.

From 1988 to 2001, Brian served as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, where he was a 3-time recipient of the Justice Department's prestigious "Outstanding Attorney Award." Prior to his service with the Department of Justice, Brian worked as an Attorney/CPA at Price Waterhouse. He currently practices law with a Maryland law firm that specializes in tax litigation and tax controversies. Brian is the only Attorney/CPA in the Maryland General Assembly.

Senator Feldman received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Penn State University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and a Masters Degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University. Brian currently serves as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins, teaching graduate courses there on state policymaking and federalism.

Senator Feldman has been particularly active with respect to introducing legislation to promote Maryland's biotechnology sector, improve the reliability of our electric service system, and update and modernize Maryland's corporate, business, and insurance laws.

In 2009, Senator Feldman was named "Advocate of the Year" by the Technology Council of Maryland. In 2008, Delegate Feldman was named "Legislator of the Year" by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. In 2005, he was named by the Biotechnology Industry Organization as its nationwide "State Legislator of the Year" for introducing and gaining passage of the Biotechnology Investment Incentive Act. In 2004, Brian received the Semmes, Bowen and Semmes "Legislator of the Year" Award for introducing and gaining passage of legislation strengthening Maryland's laws governing workers' compensation fraud. Brian has received numerous other honors and awards for his work in the legislature, including the Leadership Award from the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, an Outstanding Leadership Award from the Office Building Association of Metro Washington, the Service Station Dealers Charles L. Binstead Industry Achievement Award, the Maryland Association of CPAs Chair Award, and the Maryland League of Korean Americans Public Service Award.

In 2008, Brian was elected by Maryland voters to serve as an Obama Delegate to the Democratic National Convention. He was subsequently selected to serve as an Advisor to the Obama Department of Justice Transition Team

In 2014, Brian was appointed to serve on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s Board of Directors. Also in 2014, Brian joined the Board of Directors of Montgomery Hospice.

Brian and his wife, Janice, an attorney, have two college aged children, Matthew and Rebecca, who both attended Montgomery County Public Schools.

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Chair, Governance at Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Inc.

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Education
Juris Doctor

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Penn State, founded in 1855 as an agricultural college, admitted its first class in 1859. Today Penn State is one of four “state-related” universities (along with the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and Lincoln University), institutions that are not state-owned and -operated but that have the character of public universities and receive substantial state appropriations.

Master's Degree in Government

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Career History
Delegate from the 15th District
2003 - Prior
Adjunct Professor
Current

To educate students, to foster independent & original research, and to share benefits discovered.

Senator
2013 - Current
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

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Political Donations Received
$250
2014
$500
2013
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