New York University announced the appointment of Aisha Oliver-Staley as general counsel and secretary. She will join NYU’s leadership team January 2021.

Oliver-Staley currently serves as chief ethics and compliance officer and deputy general counsel at Georgia Tech. She has been with Georgia Tech’s counsel office since 2011 in positions of expanding responsibility, including a period as interim general counsel.

During her tenure at Georgia Tech, Oliver-Staley was deeply involved in international projects, compliance and ethics, facilities development, fundraising, export controls, investigations, and personnel matters. Previously, she was an associate at McKenna, Long & Aldridge in Atlanta, where she worked on general corporate matters for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, as well as municipal finance matters.