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Patricia S Catapano

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Patricia S Catapano
Deputy General Counsel

A member of the Office of the General Counsel since 1989, Patricia S. Catapano represents the University on a wide range of issues, primarily advising clients at Columbia University Medical Center on health care and medical school issues. Her practice also includes employment and faculty issues across the University. She came to Columbia with over 10 years of experience in employment law, having spent eight years with the General Foods Corporation, acting first as Senior Employment Counsel (1981-1986), then as Chief Litigation Counsel (1986-1989). She also was an Associate in the labor department at the law firm Kelley, Drye & Warren from 1978 to 1981.

Ms. Catapano received her B.A. with Honors in Philosophy and Linguistics from the University of Reading (U.K.) in 1971, her J.D. from New York University in 1979, and her M.P.H. from Columbia University in 2006. She is admitted to the practice of law in New York State.

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