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Class of 2010

Proskauer Rose LLP

Specializing in Employment and Labor Law


Catherine Pontoriero is an Associate at Proskauer Rose LLP and practices in the firm's Labor and Employment Group.  Previously, she practiced labor and employment law at a large New Jersey law firm, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joel A. Pisano in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey and the Honorable Clarkson S. Fisher Jr., in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.

Ms. Pontoriero was a Distinguished Scholar at Seton Hall Law and a recipient of the Joseph P. Lordi Memorial Scholarship and the Rodino Scholarship.  While in law school, Ms. Pontoriero was the Managing Editor of the Seton Hall Circuit Review, participated in the Immigrant Workers' Rights Clinic, where she obtained political asylum for her client, and was co-president of the Rodino Society.  She also interned at the United States Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey.

In 2007, Ms. Pontoriero received her B.A. magna cum laude from Georgetown University where she majored in government and minored in Italian and in theology.