Andrea Campbell was elected Attorney General of Massachusetts on November 8, 2022.
Campbell graduated from Boston Latin School and then worked her way through college, graduating from Princeton University and UCLA Law School.
After earning her law degree, she worked as a legal services attorney for the EdLaw project, defending the rights of children and their families, particularly those with disabilities.
Campbell also practiced law at Proskauer LLP as an employment attorney, and ultimately left to serve the public as General Counsel at the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, working across 101 cities and towns to address regional challenges like health care access, transportation, affordable housing, and climate change.
Campbell served as legal counsel to Governor Deval Patrick, working to improve education and transportation systems and promote an agenda of equity across the state.
In 2015, Campbell ran for the Boston City Council, becoming the first woman to represent District 4 on the Council. In 2018, she was unanimously elected City Council President – the first Black woman to hold the title.
She lives in Mattapan with her husband, Matthew, and their sons, Alexander and Aiden.