S. Lane Tucker is named U.S. Attorney for Alaska

U.S. District Chief Judge Sharon L. Gleason has announced the appointment of S. Lane Tucker as U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska.

Tucker has previously a partner in the law firm Stoel Rives, with offices in Anchorage. Prior to that Tucker was an assistant U.S. Attorney and civil chief for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Anchorage,

Before that Tucker was a trial attorney for the Civil Division of the Justice Department. She began her legal career as an assistant general counsel for the General Services Administration.

Tucker was served as president of the Federal Bar Association, as a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and is the founder and chair of the Alaska Bar Public Contracts section.

She has served as a board member and officer for the Alaska Community Foundation and the Anchorage Association of Women Lawyers.

Tucker received her law degree from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1987, her bachelor’s degree from Mary Baldwin College in 1983, and attended Oxford University.