Mary WilliamSenior Staff Attorney, Housing Unit

Mary William

Mary William joined NLSP in November 2021 as a Staff Attorney with the Housing Unit. Mary enjoys collaborating with clients to achieve their goals and is continuously inspired by her clients’ resilience.

Before joining NLSP, Mary worked as a staff attorney in the housing unit at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid where she litigated breach of lease cases and housing repair cases in Minneapolis, MN. She also developed an internal staff committee aimed at supporting fellow colleagues facing microaggressions from external actors in their line of work. Prior to her work at MMLA, she worked as a staff attorney at Rainbow Health (then known as Justus Health) in St. Paul, MN where she represented clients in appealing the denial of social security benefits.

Mary received a B.A. in international relations from the University of Rochester in upstate NY and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Mary is based in NLSP's headquarters at 64 New York Ave., NE, Suite 180. She can be reached by phone at (202) 269-5115, or via email at


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