Haylee O’Dowd is an attorney with the law firm of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, practicing in the litigation group.
She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida College of Law, where she served on the executive board of the Journal of Law and Public Policy. She received Book Awards in Florida Administrative Law and Environmental Law and Litigation, and received the Best Appellant Brief Award as a member of the Environmental Law Moot Court Team. Haylee earned her B.A., in political science, cum laude, from Douglass College, Rutgers University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996, Haylee clerked for the Chief Judge of the Fourth District Court of Appeal for two years. She then practiced with a large statewide Florida firm, where she specialized in eminent domain litigation.
She serves as the coordinator for the Bear Lake Elementary School food pantry, and received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Oranole Foundation in 2014.