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Joy Willig


SRED 6210 - Legal Issues in Real Estate Development


Joy Willig has 30 years of experience as an attorney and senior advisor specializing in real estate development and finance, with significant expertise in legal analysis, negotiation, and problem-solving. She has served as Senior Vice President and Counsel and as a senior executive of multiple state agencies in New York state, as Advisor to the Director of Real Estate Planning and Development for the Housing Authority of New Orleans, and Development Consultant to HRI Properties.  She has been of counsel to Jones Walker, LLP and continues to consult with and advise real estate consulting firms and law practices in New York state and New Orleans. Joy has been instrumental in the financial and legal structuring of complex multi-family housing and mixed-use projects in New York City, New York state and New Orleans.

She has a J.D. from Cardozo Law School and a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University. Joy has taught Legal Issues in Real Estate Development since 2013 and is passionate about continuing to learn more about best teaching practices.