Ted Kennedy, Jr.

Ted Kennedy, Jr. is the president and co-founder of the Marwood Group, a healthcare focused financial services and consulting firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and London. He advises asset managers, hospitals, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies on market trends and regulatory issues facing those industries.

Previously, Ted worked as an attorney at the New Haven law firm of Wiggin & Dana. Ted’s health law practice focused primarily on state and federal regulatory and reimbursement issues affecting hospitals, home care agencies, long-term care providers, physician practices and mental health providers. In addition, he served as Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs at the Connecticut Hospital Association, counseling acute care providers and policymakers on a wide variety of emerging healthcare issues.

Ted has also dedicated his life as a lawyer fighting for the rights of people with disabilities. For the past 15 years, he has served as a board member of AAPD (American Association of People with Disabilities), the country’s largest disability civil rights and public policy organization. Earlier in his career, Ted served on the board of Connecticut’s Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, the Executive Committee of the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and the board of Special Olympics International. Ted has also been active in Connecticut’s efforts to address pediatric lead poisoning, an unfortunate example of environmental injustice and one of the leading known causes of intellectual disability.

Ted is a graduate of Wesleyan University, Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and the University of Connecticut School of Law.

He lives in Branford, Connecticut with his wife, Kiki, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and their two children, Kiley and Teddy.