Mary Lynn is an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alaska, Department of Law. She counsels a diverse group of client agencies on issues including rural energy project financing, campaign finance and public official disclosure, municipal law, property tax assessment, and more. She also represents state agencies in administrative hearings, litigation, and appeals.
Before joining the Alaska Department of Law, Mary Lynn practiced municipal law in Colorado. She served as general counsel to four cities in the metro Denver area, as well as special litigation counsel to several cities in sales and use tax litigation and appeals. She has spent her entire legal career representing government entities and public servants, and enjoys the unique legal issues and nuances that are inherent in government practice. Mary Lynn received both her law degree (J.D. '08) and her undergraduate degree (Poli. Sci. '01) from the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Before moving to Alaska in early 2014, Mary Lynn was a lifelong Coloradoan. Mary Lynn and her husband enjoy spending time together with their three daughters doing outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and outings to Anchorage's dog parks with Mary Lynn's "furry kid", King, a Labrador mix she rescued in Colorado. Mary Lynn unwinds by reading, watching a favorite comedy series with her husband, and spending time with her newborn daughter.