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Co-op 1

Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General, Boston

Mary worked alongside attorneys in the Public Protection Bureau.

Co-op 2

Greater Boston Legal Services, Divorce Unit, Boston


  • Corporations
  • Tax Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Poverty Law
  • Women and the Law

Co-op 3

Julian & Olsen, Madison, Wisconsin

Co-op 4

Sugarman & Sugarman, Boston

After graduation

Mittel & Heffernan, Portland, Maine

Career Highlights

MacArthur “Genius”

The recipient of a 2014 MacArthur (“Genius”) Fellowship, Mary is a civil rights lawyer whose powerful arguments and long-term legal strategies have led to historic strides in the effort to achieve marriage equality for same-sex couples across the United States.


Civil Rights Project Director, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Boston; MacArthur “Genius” 2014


A pioneer in using the law to achieve fairness and equality.