B.A., Tulane University; J.D., Georgetown University; M.A., St. Louis University
Sharon Wilson Géno is a partner in the Real Estate Department and a member of the Housing Group at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP. She focuses her practice on affordable housing and real estate transactions, legislative advocacy, general corporate and nonprofit organizations, and administrative law. Ms. Géno is a frequent lecturer on affordable housing and public housing and has spoken at a number of conferences.
Before joining Ballard Spahr, Géno practiced in a Washington, D.C., law firm focused on affordable and public housing and nonprofits. She has also been a housing and community development consultant who assisted local governments, housing authorities, private companies, property managers, non-profits, and other entities on affordable housing and community development issues, including projects involving CDBG, HOME, UDAG, and Section 108 funds; privately owned, federally-assisted properties; as well as other federal, state and local programs. Ms. Géno is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Missouri Bar, and the American Bar Association.
She earned her B.A. from the Newcomb College of Tulane University, her J.D. from Georgetown University, where she was a member of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and participated in the D.C. Law Students in Court program, and her M.A. in Urban Affairs from St. Louis University.