Evan Wilson Named Deputy General Counsel at the Metropolitan Airports Commission
The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) has promoted Evan Wilson from Senior Attorney to Deputy General Counsel of the organization, which owns and operates Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and six reliever airports in the Twin Cities.
As Deputy General Counsel, Wilson will assist in providing legal counsel to the MAC and help guide the organization on a wide range of legal matters, including governance, regulatory compliance, operational and policy issues, legislation, real estate transactions, contracts and grant agreements, emergency management, airport safety zoning, technology and intellectual property matters. Wilson also advises the Airport Foundation MSP and Arts@MSP program.
“Evan Wilson’s extensive experience at the MAC and his legal expertise within the airport industry is a perfect fit for this important leadership position,” said Cameron Boyd, General Counsel for the MAC. “I have worked with Evan for 18 years and know firsthand how talented he is in working with and on behalf of all leaders across our organization. We’re lucky to have him in this new role.”
Wilson has worked at the MAC since 2004. He became senior attorney in 2014. Over that time, Wilson has earned a strong reputation for his clear and actionable legal guidance and leadership on many important projects and initiatives.
“I am honored to be selected to serve as the MAC’s deputy general counsel,” said Evan Wilson. “I am excited that my expanded role will provide even more opportunities for me to support the MAC’s remarkable airport system and meet the needs of our traveling public.”
Wilson has held various leadership roles within the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA). He is currently on the MSBA’s Investment Committee, which oversees the MSBA’s investment policy and portfolio. Wilson received his juris doctorate from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was a board member and managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.