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General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | The American Institute of Architects

Terrence (Terry) Ona


Terry Ona is The American Institute of Architects’ chief legal officer, has been with the organization since 2007, and advises AIA on all legal matters, including corporate compliance, governance, risk mitigation, and strategic initiatives. He has practiced for over 20 years and is licensed in Illinois, the District of Columbia, and North Carolina. Terry was educated at New York University and DePaul University.