Alumni Council Member
Current Alumni Council Member
CATHERINE I. R. PONTORIERO
Class of 2010
Specializing in Employment and Labor Law
Catherine Pontoriero is an experienced labor and employment attorney who practiced at Proskauer Rose and McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP. She represented Fortune 100 clients in the financial, media/broadcasting, pharmaceutical, and education industries in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Previously, she 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.
Catherine 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, Catherine 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. Catherine received her B.A. magna cum laude from Georgetown University where she majored in government and minored in Italian and in theology.
Catherine is married to fellow Seton Hall Law alumnus, Joseph Fischetti.