Malissa A. Osei


Malissa Osei concentrates her practice in commercial litigation and matrimonial matters.

While in law school, Malissa was an articles editor for The Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. She also served as an intern for the Legal Resource Center, an NGO within the country of Ghana designed to advocate for human rights.

Malissa is fluent in Twi, a dialect of Ghana.


  • 2019, Top 40 Under 40, by the National Black Lawyers



  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York Women's Bar Association
Professional Activities

Malissa is a member and active participant of the National Urban League Young Professionals, a network of young professionals across the country that works to eradicate social and economic inequalities through community service and volunteer initiatives. She is also involved with the NACCP Legal Defense Fund (“LDF”) and the New York Women's Bar Association.



  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Fordham University, BA
  • Cornell Law School, JD