Deval Patrick's right-hand men and women
David Simas
David M. Simas, 37, Deputy Chief of Staff
Simas is no stranger to Beacon Hill, having worked as a lawyer for the state House of Representatives Post Audit and Oversight Bureau. The graduate of Stonehill College and Boston College Law School also served on the Taunton School Committee and the Taunton City Council. Simas also worked as an aide in the Taunton mayor's office.
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