Charles Baker III - Dewey Square Group
A founding partner of the Dewey Square Group, Charlie Baker brings more than 30 years of experience in government, politics, and law to Dewey Square. Focusing on the development of public strategies, the building of successful grassroots coalitions, and the analysis of public law/policy issues, Charlie provides strategic council for the firm’s clients. Charlie has expertise on some of the most complex and pressing technology issues of our day and has led campaigns and strategies for clients around privacy, anti-trust, trade, U.S. competitiveness, telecommunications and intellectual property rights for our clients.
Charlie’s early background was steeped in national politics where he served as a senior advisor on national field strategy to Kerry/Edwards 2004 and the Democratic National Committee. His prior political experience includes positions as chief campaign consultant to Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s 1994 re-election effort, special advisor/field organization for Clinton/Gore ’92 and national field director for Governor Mike Dukakis presidential campaign in 1987-1988. In 2000, Charlie served as a senior advisor on national field strategy to the Gore/Lieberman campaign and the Democratic National Committee, and later served as a senior advisor for the campaign during the Florida Recount.
Charlie began his political career serving as deputy chief secretary to Massachusetts Governor Michael S. Dukakis, later becoming deputy secretary of the Executive Office of Communities and Development (1986-1987) and assistant secretary of the Executive Office of Administration and Finance (1989-1990).
Charlie is a partner with the law firm of DLA Piper US LLP and lives in Boston.