NAAG Roles

Faculty, Center for Legal Advocacy and Faculty Development

Mary L. Lucasse practices in the Environmental Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice (NCDOJ) as a Special Deputy Attorney General. Prior to joining the NCDOJ, she had extensive complex civil litigation experience working for the Maryland Office of the Attorney General and in private practice in Honolulu, Hawaii. Mary has represented plaintiffs and defendants in various actions filed in state and federal courts. After arriving at the NCDOJ, she was assigned to work exclusively on an original jurisdiction case titled South Carolina v. North Carolina, No. 138 filed in the United States Supreme Court. Once that case settled, she has provided legal representation to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, and related Boards and Commissions including the Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the Coastal Resources Commission, the Environmental Management Commission, the North Carolina Board for the Licensing of Geologists, and the State Water Infrastructure Authority. Mary received her B.A. in History from Calvin College and her J.D. with honor from the University of Maryland, Carey School of Law.