City of Boston Law Department

Boston, MA

Nick O’Neill will be joining the City of Boston Law Department to support the City’s work on behalf of its citizens through litigation and internal legal advising for municipal agencies. During law school, Nick interned with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (Environmental Crimes Strike Force), City of Boston Law Department, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, as well as served as a Fellow for the Law and Government Program of Study, founding board member of the HLS Urbanists, and Teaching Assistant for the course “City Use of Technology.” Nick was also named a Harvard Presidential Scholar and received the James Vorenberg Equal Justice Fellowship.

Prior to attending Harvard Law School, Nick worked for New York State Assemblymember Daniel O’Donnell for over five years, serving as his Chief of Staff for four. During his time with the Assemblymember, Nick worked on efforts such as the Marriage Equality Act, reforms to the state prison system, and New York City’s “Vision Zero” traffic death reduction campaign.

A native of Syracuse, NY, Nick received a B.A. in history from Yale University in 2008.