David Rohde was appointed Senior Vice President for Legal Affairs and Managing Attorney in the Office of the General Counsel in September 2020. In this role, David supports both the Chair & Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer in the mission to fundamentally transform NYCHA and reimagine the ways the Authority serves its residents. Working closely with the General Counsel, David is committed to promoting innovation and transparency as a means for empowering NYCHA residents.
Prior to joining NYCHA, he served for nine years as Senior Director of Consulting Services at Epiq, a global technology-enabled services leader catering to the legal industry and corporations, where he helped develop operational reforms in large organizations, law departments, and government entities.
David previously worked at the New York City Law Department for over 10 years, first as a litigator and later as a principal legal, policy, and management advisor on law and technology issues. He brings that experience and a truly data-driven approach to the management of NYCHA’s Law Department and its many initiatives.
David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bryant University, a Juris Doctor from Touro College Law Center, and a Master of Laws from NYU School of Law.