Marc Korman

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Marc Korman
Marc Korman (Maryland state legislator).png
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 16th district
Assumed office
January 14, 2015
Personal details
Born (1981-09-21) September 21, 1981 (age 36)
Rockville, MD, United States
Political party Democratic
Residence Bethesda, Maryland
Occupation Politician

Marc Korman (born September 21, 1981) is an American politician from Maryland. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He currently serves in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 16 (Bethesda, Cabin John, Glen Echo; parts of Potomac, Rockville and Chevy Chase).

Early life[edit]

Korman was born and raised in Rockville, Maryland, graduating from Richard Montgomery High School in 1999.[1]

Korman attended the University of Southern California, where he graduated with a degree in history. While in California, Korman began working for Congressman Brad Sherman as a legislative aide. He eventually transferred to Sherman's Washington, D.C. office, allowing for a return to Montgomery County. While working on Capitol Hill (under Sherman, and beginning in 2005, under U.S. Representative Brian Baird of Washington),

Korman received a M.A. in government from Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.[2]

Career[edit]

Korman has been an associate at the law firm Sidley Austin since 2010, practicing in communications and transportation litigation.

Korman was elected to the House of Delegates in 2014.[3] In the opening weeks of his first legislative session, Korman introduced legislation requiring the State Highway Administration to provide more notice of sidewalk closures when they issue a permit allowing their closure, a bill that would change the state's existing definition of stored power to include power stored from renewable sources like wind and solar and a bill requiring the Maryland Department of Transportation to work with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority ("WMATA") on a detailed ridership study.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Korman works as a lawyer at Sidley Austin in Washington, D.C.[6] His areas of focus include communications and transportation.

He and his wife, Rebecca, have one son and one daughter. They live in Bethesda. Korman is Jewish. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadway, Donna (November 20, 2014). "Korman finds realization of dream in latest election". The Sentinel. Retrieved February 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Marc A. Korman, Maryland State Delegate". msa.maryland.gov. Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Maryland State Board of Elections. "2014 Election Results". state.md.us. 
  4. ^ Kraut, Aaron (February 9, 2015). "Korman Introduces Bill To Ease Sidewalk Closures". Bethesda Now. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "GAM-HB0300 Summary 2015 Regular Session". Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Marc A. Korman". sidley.com. 
  7. ^ url=http://www.marckorman.com/blog/%3C/%3C/body?page=5