James Meany is a senior at Wake Forest University majoring in Political Science and History on the pre-law track. He is originally from Wilton, Connecticut and attended Wilton public schools from kindergarten through his senior year of high school. This past Summer and Spring, James worked at two different law firms, learning the basics of corporate, real estate and municipal law.
At Wake Forest, James has worked in Alumni Outreach Departments and as the Fundraising Chair for his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He is a member of the Political Science Honor Society while and he also volunteers for campus initiatives that fundraise for cancer research and environmental protection. James spent this past Fall 2017 semester studying in Barcelona through Wake Forest University’s Barcelona Business and Global Studies program, where he was able to gain meaningful knowledge and experience about politics and economics on a global scale and experience a whole new culture and lifestyle.
At the McKeon Group, James hopes to apply his academic studies to real practice through exposure to business development and research opportunities. His responsibilities include: coverage of hill meetings and drafting corresponding memos, as well as monitoring defense policy legislation relevant to ongoing clientele operations. After finishing with the McKeon Group for the Summer, James will be transitioning to work in the Office of Senator Blumenthal where he hopes to further skills developed through his academics and extracurriculars.