[ Biography ]
Olivia Hetzler, Esq.

Olivia Hetzler, Esq.
Founding Partner and Managing Director
World Strategies, LLC

Olivia Hetzler attended the University of Maryland International Campus in SchwÃbisch Gm»nd Germany where she earned a Baccalaureate Degree in Political Science. Olivia then returned to New York where she attended Hofstra University School of Law and earned here Juris Doctorate. During this time Olivia worked as an intern/extern for Justice Ute Wolff Lally of the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Upon graduation from Law School, Ms. Hetzler was appointed as an Assistant District Attorney, for the Office of the District Attorney of the State of New York, Suffolk County. As Prosecutor in the District Court Bureau, Ms. Hetzler was responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanor cases at jury and bench trials, as well as conducting pretrial hearings, arraignments, drafting motions, affidavits, subpoenas, and negotiating plea-bargains.

Following her tenure in the DA¡s Office, Ms. Hetzler worked as Legal Counsel and Manager for Hetzler Holding Company, her family¡s Real Estate holding company.

In 2003, Ms. Hetzler founded World Strategies, LLC, a political consulting and Public Relations firm. As partner in World Strategies, LLC Olivia provides various services including developing and maintaining public relations campaigns for leading companies interested in branding, consulting political campaigns with particular expertise in crafting the candidates message and crisis management, fundraising on behalf of not-for profit foundations and professional groups, event planning, in addition to acting as a government liaison to companies and professional groups.

Turning her main focus back to the practice of law, Ms. Hetzler later joined the firm of Lally & Lally LLP, where she worked as an associate handling legal matter in the areas of matrimony, professional partnership di ssolution, personal injury, commercial litigation, wills and estate planning.

In order to balance her positions as partner in World Strategies and associate, Olivia has worked on a contract basis with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in 2006 and Ropes & Gray, LLP presently as well as remaining partner In World Strategies, LLC.

Throughout her academic and professional career Olivia has worked on numerous political campaigns, including those of Governor George Pataki and President George W. Bush.

Olivia is very proud of her volunteer work with the Wheelchair Foundation and the German American Hall of Fame. Originally from Atlantic Beach, NY, Olivia resides on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.




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