Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has appointed Margaret Plane to the post of city attorney. She will succeed Ed Rutan, who will retire in June.
Plane has served as senior city attorney for civil litigation since 2007. Her accomplishments include successful defense of appeals in land use and successful defense of administrative employee appeal. She is also a co-author of nondiscrimination ordinances adopted by the City Council in 2009.
In addition, she is the Utah State Bar's representative to the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates.