Lawyer Detail

Maggie Mahoney


Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, Public Health Law Center

William Mitchell College of Law 
875 Summit Avenue 
St. Paul, MN 55105


Areas of Expertise

  • State & Local Public Health Authority
  • Tobacco Control

Available For

  • Referrals
  • Speaking Engagements
  • Technical Assistance



Publications and Research


Maggie Mahoney is the director of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, a network of attorneys supporting tobacco control policy change throughout the United States. Maggie leads the Consortium's strategic efforts to eliminate tobacco-related death and disease, coordinates the Consortium’s provision of legal technical assistance, and helps public health professionals, lawyers, and advocates with tobacco-related policy issues. She also oversees preparation of friend-of-the court (amicus curiae) briefs in key tobacco cases, provides litigation support to governmental attorneys, prepares educational materials, and provides training on public health and tobacco law issues. Minnesota Lawyer selected Maggie as one of its “2008 Up & Coming Attorneys.” Maggie is the recipient of the 2015 C. Everett Koop Unsung Hero Award.


  • Point of Sale Tobacco Control Policies – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 2, 2014.  
  • FDA’s Missed Opportunity and Options for States and Localities – North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control policy meeting. July 31, 2014.
  • Key Cases Surrounding the Tobacco Control Act and Its Interpretation – 2013 National Association of Attorneys General Triennial Conference. October 18, 2013.
  • Preemption 201: Lessons from Tobacco Control and Other Areas of Public Health – Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar. October 17, 2013.