Martha Coakley
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Martha Coakley

Democrat

American politician

Medford, Massachusetts
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Martha Coakley

American politician
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68
Years of Age
7
Years of Experience
MAResidence (state)

Martha Mary Coakley (born July 14, 1953) is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and former Attorney General of Massachusetts. Prior to serving as Attorney General, she was District Attorney of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, from 1999 to 2007. Coakley was the Democratic nominee in the 2010 special election to fill the United States Senate seat long held by Ted Kennedy (and held in the interim by Paul G. Kirk). Coakley was defeated 52% to 47% by Republican Scott Brown in what was widely considered an upset. She won reelection as Attorney General in the 2010 general election. Coakley was the Democratic nominee for governor in 2014 but lost to Republican Charlie Baker. Coakley is now a lobbyist for the e-cigarette company Juul.

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Experience

Education

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Boston University
JD
1979
Williams College
BA
1975

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 7)  
Attorney General
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
2007 - 2014
District Attorney
Middlesex
1998 - 2006
Chief
Child Abuse Prosecution Unit, Office of the Middlesex District Attorney
1991 - 1997
Assistant District Attorney
Middlesex District Attorney's Office
1986
Special Attorney
Boston Organized Crime Strike Force
1987
Attorney
Civil Litigation, Parker, Coulter, Daley and White
1979
Attorney
Goodwin Proctor Limited Liability Partnership

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
President
Massachusetts District Attorney's Association
2002
Board Member
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Former Board Chair
Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Incorporated
Former President
Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts

Campaign Funding

2018
2016
2012
20
18
$10,383
Total Raised
$33,711
Total Spent
$0
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics