Ted Kennedy, Jr., is a health care attorney and partner in the law firm Epstein Becker Green, where he advises many of the nation’s foremost health care companies on the key legal, regulatory, reimbursement, coverage issues and policy changes facing hospitals, post-acute providers, government and commercial insurance entities, and life sciences companies.
In November 2014, Mr. Kennedy was elected as a State Senator in the Connecticut General Assembly, and serves as Deputy Majority Leader and Vice Chair of the Public Health Committee.
As an amputee and childhood bone cancer survivor, Mr. Kennedy has also been an active leader in the disability rights and independent living movement. In June, 2017, he was elected Board Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), one of the nation’s leading civil rights and public policy organizations dedicated to social reform and equal rights for people with disabilities. At AAPD, he is spearheading the adoption of the Disability Equality Index (DEI), the leading corporate social responsibility benchmarking tool that scores and tracks businesses on their disability inclusion policies.