Amanda Conn

Amanda Conn

General Counsel, WSSC Water

Amanda Stakem Conn is the General Counsel to WSSC Water, the 8th largest water and sewer utility in the country serving over 1.8 million customers.  Amanda has held a variety of legal, policy, legislative, and management positions over the past 30 years in Maryland in state and local government.  She has appeared in front of the Maryland General Assembly for close to 3 decades drafting numerous complex bills that have been enacted into law. 


Ms. Conn serves as a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School where she teaches local government law. She has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at both the University of Maryland School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law where she co-taught a course on legislation for many years. 


Ms. Conn is admitted to the Maryland Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.  


She is the current Chair of the State and Local Government Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.  She is the co-author of The Court of Appeals at the Cocktail Party: The Use and Misuse of Legislative History, 54 Md.L.Rev. 432 (1995) and Battling the Voices of Unreason: HUD Plays Foul in its Fight to Uphold the FHA, UB Law Forum (1995) 


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