Jonathan D. Hernandez is a Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society, Bronx Neighborhood Office. Currently, he provides direct legal representation to low-income tenants that are at risk of eviction from their homes. Previously, Jonathan was a Housing Attorney at Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), where he advocated on behalf of tenants to preserve safe and affordable housing in New York City, which included litigating building-wide Housing Part (HP) actions to obtain essential repair work and advising tenant associations on their rights. Prior to AAFE, Jonathan worked in private practice, where he represented low-wage immigrant employees in the areas of wage and hour and employment discrimination cases. Jonathan also serves as a Co-Chairperson for the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Government Service & Public Interest committee. Mr. Hernandez received his J.D. and Master’s in Environmental Law & Policy from Vermont Law School and his undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University. He is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey.