Mark Steffenson

Mayor Mark Steffenson in navy suit jacket, light blue shirt and red tie Mark Steffenson, Mayor

Phone: 763-416-0490
Term Expires: December 31, 2026 (Appointed to mayor August 2001; Elected January 2003)
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7588 Zanzibar Lane
Maple Grove, MN 55311

Council liaison

  • Liaison to Community Center owners' team


Mark Steffenson is an attorney and shareholder with the law firm of Henningson and Snoxell, Ltd. where he heads the firm's litigation department. Mark is repeatedly named a "Super Lawyer" by Minnesota Law and Politics magazine. He has also received an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®.*

Mark has devoted his entire career to representing businesses and nonprofit organizations in civil litigation trying dozens of cases in state and federal courts. He also resolves disputes using arbitration and mediation. Mark is admitted to practice in all Minnesota state courts, as well the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Born in Robbinsdale, Mayor Steffenson, his wife and daughter have lived in Maple Grove for more than 30 years.

Public service

Mayor Steffenson was appointed to the position in 2001 after serving five years on the Maple Grove City Council. He has been actively involved for many years in youth activities/support as well as business and community related organizations.

Professional affiliations and memberships

  • Federal, Minnesota State and Hennepin County Bar Associations
  • Hennepin County Sheriff's Community Advisory Committee
  • Maple Grove D.A.R.E. Housing Project Steering Committee
  • Metropolitan Council Blue Line Extension Corridor Management Committee
  • Metropolitan Council Mayors' Regional Housing Taskforce
  • Metropolitan Council Transportation Advisory Board
  • Minneapolis Crisis Nursery
  • Minneapolis Northwest Convention and Visitors Bureau, board chair
  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • Municipal Legislative Commission
  • North Metro Mayor's Association, past president
  • Regional Council of Mayors
  • United Way - Project Offstreets


  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), St. Olaf College 1982
  • Juris Doctor Degree (JD), University of Minnesota Law School 1986