Deputy Legal Counsel
Office of Governor Martin O'Malley
Jon Kucskar has served as Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Martin O'Malley since 2012. Previously, he served as a Senior Attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO). In that role, he served as a legal advisor for GAO's Natural Resources & Environment and Financial Markets & Community Investment policy teams.
Prior to joining GAO, Jon clerked for the Honorable Jillyn K. Schulze of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Jon graduated magna cum laude from the Law School, where he served as president of the Student Bar Association, an associate editor and published author of the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, a member of the Moot Court Board, and a member of the school's national runner-up softball team. Jon is originally from the Buffalo, New York area and graduated cum laude from Boston College.