Brad Hertz, an attorney and men’s health advocate based in Los Angeles, is pleased to be serving on the Men’s Leadership Council and assisting Sharsheret with its mission of advising and promoting initiatives to more deeply engage men in issues relating to genetic risks for cancer.
Brad, a graduate of Brown University and Georgetown University Law Center and a litigation attorney who specializes in political and election law, previously served as an adjunct professor at Chapman University Law School in Orange County, California and as a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Brad has worked for U.S. Presidential campaigns as a Statewide Communications Director and a Director of Jewish Outreach. He also worked for a United States Senator and is a Past President of the California Political Attorneys Association. Brad is a frequent lecturer and author in the area of political and election law and has been a member of several non-profit boards.
In 2018, after learning that he carries the BRCA2 genetic mutation and unknowingly passed it on to his children, Brad began directing his activism toward men’s health, focusing on education and advocacy. Articles about Brad’s BRCA journey appear on the sharsheret.org, kveller.com, curetoday.com, valleynewsgroup.com, and facingourrisk.org websites.