Lynne is a native Washingtonian and has lived here since returning to attend Georgetown Law School in 1974. Her legal experience included private practice as a litigator with a small law firm and many years as Manager of Legal and Governmental Affairs for the College Placement Council (now the National Association of Colleges and Employers). She has been and remains an active volunteer, with various schools and many other non-profit organizations in the DC Area. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Citizens Coordinating Committee on Friendship Heights.