Kathleen P. McNally, an attorney with extensive experience in state liquor law cases, has been named by Treasurer Steven Grossman to the three-member Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, which oversees liquor licensing activity in Massachusetts.
McNally joins ABCC Chair Kim S. Gainsboro and Associate Commissioner Susan Corcoran. McNally, of South Boston, replaces Robert Cronin and will begin her new duties Oct. 7.
According to Grossman, McNally has appeared before the ABCC dozens of times and in liquor law cases before the Appeals Court and Superior Court. She worked as executive secretary and general counsel for the Boston Licensing Board from 1997 to 2002.
The ABCC oversees more than 22,000 liquor licenses throughout the Commonwealth.