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Homes and Community Renewal

Linda Manley, General Counsel

Linda Manley is General Counsel for New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) where she is responsible for the HCR Legal Division, the Tenant Protection Unit and Fair and Equitable Housing Office.

Previously, Linda served as Acting General Counsel since May 2016.

Prior to joining HCR in January 2016, as Deputy General Counsel, Linda was Legal Director at Lawyers Alliance for New York, providing legal services to nonprofit organizations focused on affordable housing, economic development and social services. 

Linda previously practiced law at the firms Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue and Weil, Gotschal & Manges and served as a law clerk to Hon. Loretta A. Preska in the Southern District of New York. 

She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and B.A. magna cum laude from State University of New York at Albany.