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Meet the U.S. Attorney

S. Lane Tucker, U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska
S. Lane Tucker, U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska


S. Lane Tucker is the United States Attorney for the District of Alaska. Nominated by President Joseph R. Biden on January 26, 2022, and confirmed by the United States Senate on May 17, 2022, Tucker is the chief federal law enforcement officer for the District of Alaska.

Tucker brings with her over three decades of experience as a prosecuting attorney and defense attorney. Prior to entering private practice, Tucker was an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Civil Chief for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Anchorage. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Tucker was a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C., and began her legal career as an Assistant General Counsel for the General Services Administration.

Tucker has served as President of the Federal Bar Association, as a lawyer representative to the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, and is the founder and chair of the Alaska Bar Public Contracts section. For many years she has been selected as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for litigation by Chambers USA, included in Best Lawyers in America, and listed in Alaska Super Lawyers. She has served as a board member and officer for the Alaska Community Foundation and the Anchorage Association of Women Lawyers.

She received her J.D. from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1987, her B.A. from Mary Baldwin College in 1983, and attended Oxford University.

Updated June 2, 2022