Recent Grants and Contributions
Office of Alumni Development & External Relations
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Seton Hall Law School gratefully acknowledges the gifts, grants and endowments made to the Law School by the foundations, corporations, and government agencies listed below. For a list of donations made by law firms and individuals, please see Recognizing Our Donors.
ALVAREZ & MARSAL
In 2011, Alvarez & Marsal provided $5,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE
In 2005, the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) awarded Stephen J. Lubben, Daniel J. Moore Professor of Law, a $345,000 grant to conduct a comprehensive, independent empirical study of professional fees in chapter 11 cases, results of which are included in the 2007 ABI Chapter 11 Fee Study.
ANNETTE HEYMAN FOUNDATION INC.
Each year, the Annette Heyman Foundation supports Post-Graduate Fellowships for recent graduates as well as Summer Fellowships for current students interested in federal public service.
ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES
In 2011, Ardent Health Services provided $25,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
ATTORNEY ADMISSION FUND
Throughout the Seton Hall Law Rising Campaign, BARBRI has made numerous contributions in support of Public Interest Fellowships as well as other Law School programs.
BASS BERRY & SIMS, PLC
In 2011, Bass Berry & Sims, PLC provided $5,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
In 2010-11, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office provided $90,000 in support for the educational initiative, The Cybersecurity Law Project, which includes new courses, a cybersecurity law conference, a cybersecurity website, and summer internships for students in county prosecutor's offices and for state government offices. In 2011-12, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office provided a $192,330 grant to Seton Hall Law, Rutgers Law-Camden and Ruters Law-Newark to continue the Cybersecurity Law Project and institute a new Human Trafficking Protection and Prosecution project. (Of the total, $94,830 was awarded to Seton Hall Law.)
BLANCHE & IRVING LAURIE FOUNDATION
In 2007 and 2008, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation donated $40,000 to the Seton Hall Law Rising Capital Campaign.
In 2011, the Laurie Foundation provided an $8,000 grant to support two Seton Hall Law School Service Law Fellowships, summer 2011.
BRISTOL MEYERS-SQUIBB CO.
In 2006, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. provided Seton Hall Law School with a $5 million endowment to create the Harvey Washington Wiley Chaired Professorship in Corporate Governance & Business Ethics.
THE BRUNETTI FOUNDATION
In 2008, The Brunetti Foundation donated $1,000 to the Fund for Seton Hall Law.
CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE PARTNERS
The Catholic Health Care Partners sponsored our March, 2012 two-day symposium, “is a For-Profit Structure a Viable Alternative for Catholic Health Care Ministry?” in the amount of $75,000.
In 2011, Cardinal Health provided $1,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
In 2007, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) committed $1.5 million toward Seton Hall Law School’s Housing Project, a student residence building currently in the pre-development phase that will accommodate approximately 250 law students.
CATHOLIC HEALTHCARE PARTNERS
In 2011, Catholic Healthcare Partners provided $10,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
In 2007, the Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy received $75,000 in unrestricted support.
C. KUSHNER COMPANY FOUNDATION
In 2007, the C. Kushner Company Foundation provided $100,000 to create the C. Kushner Company Foundation Endowed Law Scholarship.
In 2008, the Columbian Foundation donated $5,000 for scholarships as well as the Fund for Seton Hall Law.
In 2011, Dignity Health, then known as Catholic Healthcare West, provided $5,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
ERNST & YOUNG
In 2010, Ernst & Young provided $15,000 to support Seton Hall Law School's inaugural European Healthcare Compliance Programme which took place in Paris in June 2010. In 2011, Ernst & Young is continuing this support, providing $10,000 sponsorship of the welcome dinner. The 2011 European Healthcare Compliance Program is taking place in Paris February 21-25, 2011.
In 2011, Ernst & Young (Nashville, TN) provided $2,500 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
FINANCIAL INDUSTRY REGULATORY AUTHORITY INVESTOR EDUCATION FOUNDATION
In 2010, Seton Hall Law School was selected by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation for a three-year, $250,000 grant to fund a new Investor Advocacy Project. The Investor Advocacy Project will feature a full-year course that will be launched in Fall 2011 and will also include an extensive community outreach education component. It will integrate live-client representation and real dispute resolution experiences for Seton Hall Law students, and will be the only FINRA-sponsored resource in the State of New Jersey.
JAMES B. BOSKEY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
In 2008, the James B. Boskey Memorial Foundation provided $4,700 to the Law School’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program to permit students to participate in regional and national ADR competitions. In 2009, the Foundation continued support with a follow-up grant for $5,200. In 2010, the Foundation provided a $6,000 grant to support student involvement in ADR competitions. In 2011, the ADR Program is undergoing a name change and is now known as the Conflict Management Program.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
From 2006 through 2008, Johnson & Johnson has provided funding totaling approximately $310,000. This has enabled the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy to strengthen its capacity and to launch additional projects. These have included funding to build the Center’s research staff; support faculty research and analysis of current issues in drug and device law and policy; host forums on timely issues; expand the Center’s educational activities by developing new M.S.J. or J.D. courses and designing and implementing continuing education programs targeted to the pharmaceutical industry, including an expansion of the Center’s Healthcare Compliance Certification Program via an international compliance program to be hosted in Europe in the 2009-10 academic year. The company’s funding also supports invitations to scholars, practitioners, and other voices in academia or the industry to participate in colloquia, panel presentations, student roundtables, and other fora. Funding continued in 2009 with an unrestricted grant for $50,000.
In 2010, Johnson & Johnson again provided unrestricted support in the amount of $100,000 to The
Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy. In 2011, Johnson & Johnson provided $15,000
in support of the New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP) for "Diversity in
the Legal Profession, Diversity in Leadership III." Johnson & Johnson provided the Center with $50,000 in unrestricted support and a $50,000 contribution in 2011 to assist the Center in launching its new Asia-Pacific Project which educates compliance professionals on pharmaceutical law in Asian countries.
JOSEPH P. MIELE FOUNDATION
In 2008, the Joseph P. Miele Foundation donated $28,000 for the Joseph P. Miele Foundation Scholarship.
JOYCE P. AND DIEGO R. VISCEGLIA FOUNDATION
In 2008, the Joyce P. and Diego R. Visceglia Foundation of the Community Foundation of New Jersey donated $1,000 to the Fund for Seton Hall Law.
Each year, Kaplen Foundation Scholarships are awarded to four educationally disadvantaged students. Upon receiving the scholarship, students complete the Law School’s Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) Institute prior to beginning their Law School courses.
Microsoft made a gift of $30,000 to sponsor Professor Frank Pasquale’s work in conducting research and presenting his findings on the future of HIPAA.
In 2008, the Middlecott Foundation donated $1,000 for the Fund for Seton Hall Law.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Professor Jordan Paradise received a National Science Foundation subaward of $17,177 from the University of Minnesota, for "NIRT: Evaluating Oversight Models for Active Nanostructures and Nanosystems: Learning from Past Technologies in a Societal Context."
NEW JERSEY STATE BAR FOUNDATION
The New Jersey State Bar Foundation has been a long-time supporter of Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Social Justice. In 2008, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation contributed $285,000 in support of the Center for Social Justice’s Immigration and Immigrant Workers’ Rights Clinic, Urban Revitalization Project, and International Human Rights/Rule of Law Project.
ORTHO BIOTECH PRODUCTS, L.P.
In 2007, Ortho Biotech Products, L.P., provided an unrestricted donation of $50,000 to the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy.
ORTHO-MCNEIL JANSSEN SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS, LLC
In 2008, Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, provided an unrestricted donation of $49,900 to the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy.
PUBLIC SERVICE ELECTRIC & GAS FOUNDATION
In 2004, the Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) Foundation pledged a multi-year endowment to Seton Hall Law School in the amount of $120,000.
In 2008, Purdue Pharma demonstrated its support of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy by providing an unrestricted donation of $25,000.
In 2008, Roche provided $50,000 to fund the SETON HALL LAW REVIEW Symposium, “Preparing for a Pharmaceutical Response to Pandemic Influenza.”
ROSE L. AMATO FOUNDATION
In 2008, the Rose L. Amato Foundation donated $3,000 to the Amato Family Scholarship.
In 2008, the Sage Foundation donated $20,000 to Alfred F. Jablonski Endowed Scholarship.
SAINT PETER'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
In 2011, Saint Peter's Healthcare System provided $8,000 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
In 2006, sanofi-aventis provided $500,000 to support the development of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy and the programs and activities associated with the Center.
In 2007, the Schering-Plough Foundation made a commitment to Seton Hall Law School for a $2.5 million endowed professorship. This commitment was fulfilled in 2009. In 2010, Frank Pasquale was appointed the Schering-Plough Professor in Health Care Regulation & Enforcement. Please click here for more information.
In 2008, the Schwartz Foundation donated $5,000 to the Fund for Seton Hall Law.
In 2011, SSM Healthcare provided $7,500 to support the symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry" slate to take place March 2012.
STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT RECOVERY GRANT PROGRAM
In 2010-11, Seton Hall Law School's Center for Social Justice received $45,000 to support its Victims of Violence Legal Assistance Program.
TORCIVIA FAMILY FOUNDATION
In 2008, the Torcivia Family Foundation pledged $50,000 to create a scholarship.
UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND, INC.
The United Negro College Fund together with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association initiated the Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr., Scholarship Program in the fall of 2007 for financially disadvantaged students who demonstrated high academic achievement, community service and leadership qualities during his/her undergraduate career.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS' JOHN A RYAN INSTITUTE FOR CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT, THE MURPHY INSTITUTE FOR CATHOLICA THOUGH, LAW AND POLICY, AND THE VERITAS INSTITUTE OF THE OPUS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA
In 2011, The University of St. Thomas' John A Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought provided $15,000 to support the Symposium, "Is For-Profit Catholic Health Care a Viable Alternative For Ministry?" slate to take place March 2012.
In 2009-10, the Verizon Foundation contributed $90,000 toward the Verizon Public Interest Fellowship Program which provides free legal services to underserved victims of domestic violence. The Program provides an intensive training opportunity for six students and one postgraduate fellow who are interested in a career in public service and in assisting domestic violence survivors as well as those who may be at risk for abuse. The Verizon Public Interest Fellows provided legal services at Seton Hall Law School's Center for Social Justice and at its partner organizations: Essex-Newark Legal Services, Legal Services of New Jersey, Northeast New Jersey Legal Services, and Partners for Women & Justice. Financial literacy and employment training workshops for clients further assist domestic violence survivors to overcome obstacles in their lives. The Rachel Coalition and Manavi, Inc. help facilitate the Fellow training program.
The Verizon Foundation continued its support of the Verizon Public Interest Fellowship Program, providing a $45,000 grant in 2011. In 2012 the Verizon Foundation modified its domestic violence initiatives to focus on prevention. Seton Hall Law School partnered with Partners for Women and Children, Jewish Family Services of Metrowest, Legal Services of New Jersey, Essex-Newark Legal Services and the Office of the Law Guardian to launch the "Verizon Public Interest Fellowship Program: Legal Interventions as Preventive Measures" with a generous grant of $45,000. More informaton on the Verizon Public Interest Fellowship Program is available here.