[photo, Earl Adams, Jr.,  Chief of Staff, Office of Lt. Governor] EARL ADAMS, JR., Esq.
Chief of Staff, 2008-12

Chief of Staff, Office of Lt. Governor, December 17, 2008 to January 6, 2012. Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Lt. Governor, January 17, 2007 to December 16, 2008.

Chair, Task Force to Study Locations in Prince George's County Best Suited for Use by State Agencies, 2008-09.

Board of Trustees of Residential Boarding Education Programs, 2012-. Board of Directors, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, 2012-21 (past chair). Board of Visitors, Bowie State University, 2015-. Chair, Blue Ribbon Commission on Addressing Prince George's County's Structural Deficit, 2015-17.

Born in Washington, DC, January 7, 1976. Attended Friendly Senior High School, Fort Washington, Maryland; Morehouse College, B.A., (psychology), cum laude, 1997; John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, M.P.A., 2002; Boston College Law School, J.D., 2002. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 2002; District of Columbia Bar, 2003. Attorney. Associate, Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P., 2002-06. Associate, Shipley & Horne, P.A., 2006. Of Counsel, DLA Piper US, 2012-16. Partner, Saul Ewing, LLP, 2016-. Member, American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association; J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association. First vice-president, Prince George's County Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2006-10. Member, Gamma Pi Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Participant, Obama-Biden Transition Team for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Legal Affairs, 2008-09. Delegate, American Council of Young Political Leaders Exchange to Japan, 2009. Elected member, National Alumni Assembly, Boston College Law School, 2010-. LEADERship Class, Greater Baltimore Committee, 2011. Member, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Mission to Israel, 2011. Board of Directors, Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2011- (Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1993). President's Advisory Council, Greater Baltimore Committee, 2012-. Past member, Citizen Resource Board, Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project. Past member, Young Democrats of Prince George's County. Emerging Young Leader, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, 2007. Fellow, Rawlings Public Leadership Fellowship Program, 2008. Prince George's County Forty Under 40, The Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund, 2014. Member, Fort Washington Christian Church, Fort Washington, Maryland. Married; one child.

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