Hedwig O'Hara

Hedwig O'Hara

Senior Staff Attorney,, (212) 219-1800 ext. 226

Senior Staff Attorney Hedy O'Hara has substantial experience in affordable housing development and leads Lawyers Alliance’s Housing and Shelter program area, which focuses on business law services to nonprofits engaged in affordable housing development, neighborhood revitalization, supportive housing, and services to the homeless. Ms. O'Hara also uses her financing and real estate law expertise to help Lawyers Alliance clients with complex real estate law needs. Prior to joining Lawyers Alliance in 2002, Ms. O'Hara was an attorney with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, Battle Fowler LLP, and Brown & Wood LLP. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1991 and B.A. cum laude from City University of New York at Hunter College.

Lawyers Alliance publication: Joint Ventures for Housing Organizations

Professional and community activities: Board member of West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing and Vestry member of Christ & Saint Stephen’s Church

Preferred pronouns: she/her

Favorite New York City spot: The Cloisters