Helena Cawley

Helena Cawley

Helena Cawley is the General Counsel and Head of Business Development for First Street Foundation focusing on identifying and creating strategic partnerships while advising the Foundation on a wide range of legal and compliance issues.

Helena started her legal career with law firms Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in New York, and was most recently the President of HABIT Advisors, an organization that provided workplace training in the areas of sexual harassment prevention and diversity & inclusion.

Helena was also previously the CEO and Co-founder of Uplift Studios, a fitness boutique in New York City and has extensive experience with the legal matters pertaining to small and mid-size businesses.

Helena earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, and her law degree from New York University School of Law.

Guest Appearances
February 27, 2024

Tools to Empower Disaster Survivors and At-Risk Communities

Experts discuss resources for disaster preparedness and recovery on this episode of Talk Justice. As natural disasters become more frequent, LSC and First Street Foundation have collaborated to bring HeartlandDisasterHelp.org to life....