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Thomas Perez's Biography
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Thomas E. Perez
Wife: Ann Marie; 3 Children: Amalia, Susana, Rafael
JD, Harvard Law School, 1987
MA, Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1987
AB, International Relations/Political Science, Brown University, 1983
Chair, Democratic National Committee, 2017-present
Secretary, United States Department of Labor, 2013-2017
Confirmed by United States Senate, Secretary, United States Department of Labor, July 18, 2013
Nominated by President Obama, Secretary, United States Department of Labor, March 18, 2013
Secretary, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 2007-2009
Candidate, Maryland Attorney General, 2007
Member, Montgomery County Council, 2002-2006
Former Chair, Worker Exploitation Task Force
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, Attorney General Janet Reno
Former Federal Prosecutor, Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice
Former Professor, George Washington School of Public Health
Former Special Counsel, Senator Edward Kennedy
Former Director of the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Former Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law
Clerk, Judge Zita Weinshienk of the District Court of Colorado, 1987-1989
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Attorney, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
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