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GOVERNOR O’MALLEY APPOINTS BRIAN J. FELDMAN AS SENATOR FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 15
ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 12, 2013) -- Governor Martin O’Malley today appointed Del. Brian J. Feldman as Senator for Montgomery County Legislative District 15. He will fill the vacancy left by Senator Robert Garagiola, who resigned September 1, 2013. Mr. Feldman’s term will begin effective immediately.
“I am pleased to appoint Delegate Feldman to represent District 15 in the Maryland Senate,” said Governor O’Malley. “With experience as a Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, support from county and local partners, and his dedication and commitment to moving our State forward, I am confident that Mr. Feldman will continue to serve the people of Montgomery County with distinction.”
Brian J. Feldman, Esq. has served as a Member of the Maryland House of Delegates for Montgomery County Legislative District 15 since 2003, and has held the position of Parliamentarian since 2011. He served as a member on the Economic Matters Committee; the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review; and the Rules and Executive Nominations Committee. He also served as House Chair of the Joint Information Technology and Biotechnology Committee, and as Chair of the Montgomery County House Delegation from 2007 to 2012.
Mr. Feldman is also a Tax Attorney, serving as Senior Counsel for Kundra & Associates, in addition to being an Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Feldman began his career as a Certified Public Accountant/Attorney for Price Waterhouse in Washington, D.C., and thereafter joined the U.S. Department of Justice's Tax Division. While with the Department of Justice, he was a 3-time recipient of the Tax Division's Outstanding Attorney Award. Prior to joining Kundra & Associates, he served as Counsel for the firm of Kozusko, Harris, Vetter, Wareh, LLP.
Mr. Feldman received his B.S. in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University, his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his M.A. from Johns Hopkins University. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, and the Board of Directors for The Dwelling Place.Brian served in the Civil Trial Section, Western from 1988-2001, working under Steve Fuerth, Jerry Fridkin and Bob Watkins.
In 2002, Brian ran and was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates and was re-elected in 2006 and 2010.