Michele O’Connor

Since joining Hodes & Landy in 2001, Ms. O’Connor has taken on several roles and contributed to the firm’s growth and diversification. In her current role as Director of Licensing & Senior Legislative Associate, she manages the firm’s health care licensure consulting practice and provides direct representation, strategy development, and legislative and regulatory analysis to clients. Michele has expertise in a broad array of policy, including health care, insurance, and long-term care. Ms. O’Connor has been active in a number of community-based service organizations, including local food pantries, respite programs, and various charities.

A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, she served as an adjunct professor of English with the University at Albany, from which she earned her master’s degree.

Olivia Marfleet

As Legislative Associate, Ms. Marfleet assists in all facets of client representation and strategy development, including providing research and analysis on policy development, legislation, and regulation.

Olivia’s experience with New York State Government includes serving most recently as a Research Analyst for the Majority Conference at the New York State Assembly and prior as a Legal Research Assistant at the NYS Department of Health and Advocacy Intern at AARP. Additionally, Olivia has extensive experience supporting political campaigns on both State and federal candidates.

Ms. Marfleet holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Political Science from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at The University at Albany.