Cam Macdonald

Adjunct Fellow

Cameron J. “Cam” Macdonald is the Executive Director and General Counsel for the Government Justice Center and an Adjunct Fellow with the Empire Center.

Before his role at GJC, he had represented clients in complex matters around the country, most recently focusing on bankruptcy and commercial litigation at a firm in Baltimore, Maryland.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York and a law degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. Cam is admitted to the bar in New York.

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