Miriam Sondag

Deputy County Counsel

Miriam Sondag joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2023.  She handles real estate transactional work for the County, with a focus on affordable housing for the county’s low-income residents.

Miriam’s professional expertise includes:

  • Real estate development and finance
  • Affordable housing operation, development, and finance
  • Acquisition, disposition and operation of multifamily affordable and mixed-income housing developments
  • Bond financed real estate transactions


  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2007
    • Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts
  • Oberlin Conservatory of Music, B.M., 2001

Prior Experience

  • Senior Counsel at Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP (2019-2023)
  • Assistant General Counsel to New York City Housing Development Corporation (2012-2019)
  • Staff Attorney at Lawyers Alliance for New York (2011-2012)
  • Associate at Jones Day (2008-2011)
  • Associate at Heller Ehrman (2007-2008)

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