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Professor Niteesha Gupte

Introducing New Faculty: Niteesha Gupte

Professor Gupte launched her first semester teaching a compliance skills course which examines the roles and responsibilities of a compliance officer.

Seton Hall Law welcomes Assistant Professor Niteesha Gupte , who joined the Law School in Fall 2015. Professor Gupte launched her first semester teaching a compliance skills course which examined the roles and responsibilities of a compliance officer, and incorporated practical exercises and application. “In addition to teaching, as a member of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, I have the opportunity to conduct research and perform analyses that could shape policy or lend industry guidance,” Professor Gupte said. “I believe this can allow me to contribute to my field in a meaningful way.”

Professor Gupte brings more than 15 years of experience within the compliance and health regulatory law fields. Prior to joining the faculty at Seton Hall, Professor Gupte held positions in both legal and compliance departments in pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Prior to her time in industry, Professor Gupte was an Associate in Epstein Becker & Green’s Health Care & Life Sciences practice group in Washington, D.C. She began her career in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General.

Professor Gupte received her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law with a Certificate in Health Law. She served as the student Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Health Law, which was published by the school’s Center for Health Law Studies in conjunction with the American Health Lawyers Association. Professor Gupte also earned a Master in Public Health from Saint Louis University, where she specialized in Health Education and Behavioral Science. She received her B.A. in Biology and French from Washington University in Saint Louis.

Today, Professor Gupte’s interests in scholarship and teaching include global corporate compliance and life sciences regulatory law. She will use her insights to produce vital white papers and lead scholarly programs. “I find that my professional experience in government, private practice and industry has helped me appreciate issues from various perspectives, and will allow me to think about and research a topic holistically,” she said. “Working in tandem with fellow faculty at Seton Hall Law, I hope our work can generate valuable insights that our colleagues within the field can identify with and learn from.”