Wells joins Edwards camp

The daughter of Scooter Libby’s lawyer is going to work for John Edwards. Teresa Wells will leave her job as traveling press secretary to Governor Jon Corzine to become deputy press secretary of Edwards’ bid for the 2008 presidential nomination. The highly-regarded 28-year-old worked on Corzine’s campaign in 2005, and on the ’04 Kerry/Edwards race. Her father is Theodore Wells, a prominent white collar criminal defense attorney, is currently representing Libby. His former clients include Senator Robert Torricelli, Secretary of Labor Raymond Donovan, and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy. He was Treasurer of Bill Bradley’s 2000 presidential campaign, and is the General Counsel to the New Jersey Democratic Party. Her mother, Nina Mitchell Wells, is the New Jersey Secretary of State.

Wells joins Edwards camp