Deirdre O’Callaghan

Chief Counsel

Deirdre-O-CallaghanDeirdre O'Callaghan is Chief Counsel for CIS. In this role she is responsible for the legal overview of the organization's activities, contracts and agreements, and administrative matters. She is an officer and a member of the Executive Team, and supports the CEO in the organization's strategic and business planning efforts.

She has practiced law for over 25 years, and has extensive experience both as in-house counsel for TerraMesa Development Group, Centex Homes, and American Skiing Company, and as a partner in the Portland, Maine, law firm of Preti Flaherty. Prior to joining CIS, she served as General Counsel for Gas Turbine Efficiency Ltd., an international manufacturing and technology company in Troy, N.Y.

Ms. O'Callaghan is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and the University of Maine, and she lives in Castleton-on-Hudson, N.Y.