Allison Sigmund

Allison Sigmund

Assistant Professor of Legal Practice and Director of Externships

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., New York University | B.S., Cornell University
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel: 973-642-8082
  • Courses:

  • Introduction to Lawyering I & II, General Externship Course, Judicial Externship Course, Advanced General Externship Course, Advanced Judicial Externship Course

Professor Sigmund serves as an Assistant Professor of Legal Practice and is the Director of Externships at Seton Hall Law School. In her capacity as Director of Externships, Professor Sigmund administers all aspects of the externships program, including designing the curriculum and teaching the General Externship Course, the Judicial Externship Course, the Advanced General Externship Course, and the Advanced Judicial Externship Course. Additionally, Professor Sigmund supervises all Seton Hall Law students who enroll in the externship program. Professor Sigmund also teaches Introduction to Lawyering I & II. Previously, Professor Sigmund taught Introduction to Law and Legal Writing, Torts, Fundamentals of Business Law, Managing Legal Issues in the Workplace, and Conducting Internal Investigations in Seton Hall Law’s masters in legal studies program.

Professor Sigmund began her legal career as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine and Moore. Following her time at Cravath, Professor Sigmund served as a law clerk to the Honorable Barbara S. Jones, U.S. District Judge, in the Southern District of New York. She also practiced employment and employee benefits law at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Professor Sigmund graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law where she was named a Florence Allen Scholar and served as a Senior Articles Editor for the New York University Annual Survey of American Law. Professor Sigmund earned her B.S. from Cornell University.