Hessel Aluise & O’Leary, P.C.
Samantha E. Leonhardt

Samantha E. Leonhardt


Samantha E. Leonhardt represents for-profit and nonprofit developers, owners and property managers in connection with a range of multifamily affordable housing programs and transactions, including Section 8 renewals and modifications, transfer of physical assets, rent increases, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program conversions, and transfer and ownership restructuring of HUD assisted properties. Additionally, she represents for-profit and nonprofit owners and managers of affordable housing developments regarding regulatory compliance and administrative enforcement issues.

While a student at Georgetown University Law Center, Samantha interned in the Ethics and Appeals Division of the Office of the General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and worked in the Community Justice Project Clinic.

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia

JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
BA, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012, with high distinction


Information at a Glance

Samantha E. Leonhardt
Hessel Aluise & O’Leary, P.C.
1730 Rhode Island Avenue NW,
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20036
202.466.5300 x 211



Practice Areas
Multifamily and Elderly Housing Development
Preservation and Restructuring
Administrative Enforcement Matters

Hessel Aluise & O’Leary, P.C., 1730 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: 202-466-5300 Facsimile: 202-466-5508