Office of the Mayor

Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs and Counsel to the Mayor
The Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs oversees and coordinates the operations of the Coordinator of Administrative Justice, Office to Combat Domestic Violence, Commission on Human Rights, Office of Immigrant Affairs, Office for People with Disabilities, and the Office of Veterans Affairs. The Deputy Mayor serves as the liaison with the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, Civilian Complaint Review Board, Commission to Combat Police Corruption, Conflicts of Interest Board, Equal Employment Practices Commission, and Voter Assistance Commission. The Counsel to the Mayor serves as the Mayor’s legal advisor on matters involving the City of New York. The Counsel advises on legal and policy issues affecting the implementation of Mayoral initiatives, programs and operations and serves as the liaison with the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. (Serves as Records Access Appeals Officer.)