Tom Clifford 

Tom Clifford, CliffordMoss Principal, is a seasoned political and election strategist, attorney and communications navigator with significant experience leading complex, diverse, must-win projects in the public arena. Tom graduated from UC Berkeley, worked in the State Capitol and served as a CORO fellow before completing a joint graduate degree in law at UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall) and public policy at Princeton University. He later practiced public law and litigation at Bingham McCutchen in San Francisco for six years before moving into political consulting. Tom enjoys working on thorny political issues that tap his political strategy and legal expertise including high stakes statewide campaigns, independent expenditure efforts, regional and local ballot measures and scores of candidate campaigns and strategic efforts for private organizations. Tom lived in Latin America for several years, speaks Spanish and Marathi (in addition to English) and has extensive experience guiding projects with multi-cultural and multi-lingual components. Tom lives in Oakland with his wife and three children.