Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University Welcomes Two Prominent Members of the Legal Community to its Board of Visitors

October 10, 2023
BOV 2023 new members

The Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University is pleased to announce that two new members have joined its Board of Visitors. The new members are two distinguished Haub Law alumni, Amy F. Divino ’91 and R. Nadine Fontaine ‘94.

“Haub Law is extremely fortunate to have a Board of Visitors comprised of innovative thought leaders in the legal community,” said Dean Horace E. Anderson Jr. “Both Amy and Nadine are dedicated Haub Law alumni who bring to the Board a broad range of experience. Importantly, they are committed to furthering the best interests of our law school and as members of the Board will do that as both advisors to and advocates for Haub Law. I am proud to welcome Amy and Nadine to the Board and look forward to working with them to ensure the continued success of Haub Law.”  

Amy F. Divino ‘91 is a Member of Cozen O’Connor and co-chairs the trademark prosecution group. She has a practice focused on global trademark protection and enforcement in a wide range of fields and transactional matters involving intellectual property.  She represents clients in connection with cybersecurity, counterfeiting and domain name infringement matters and other Internet-related issues. In addition to her trademark practice, Ms. Divino handles matters relating to copyright litigation, protection, and enforcement. She is a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee and Women's Initiative Steering Committee. Ms. Divino graduated with a JD from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 1991 and a BA from American University. While in law school, she received the American Jurisprudence Award in Products Liability. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Divino served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence C. Stammelman of the New Jersey Superior Court.

R. Nadine Fontaine ‘94 is General Counsel to the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), a statewide construction and financing public authority. As DASNY’s Chief Legal Officer, Ms. Fontaine is responsible for the management and oversight of all activities of the DASNY’s Counsel’s Office, including oversight of the Office of Professional Integrity, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, and the FOIL, Ethics, and the Real Property Divisions. She has over 29 years of combined legal experience, including litigation of complex commercial and product liability matters in both state and federal courts while in private practice, and extensive government experience. Ms. Fontaine previously served as First Assistant Counsel to the Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the Assistant Counsel for Economic Development, Public Finance and Procurement, and Assistant Counsel for Human Services. Ms. Fontaine earned a BA degree from Stony Brook University and graduated with a JD from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 1994.

The Board of Visitors furthers the interests of the Law School by involving alumni and friends in significant issues of concern to the School, and by building a sense of community that fosters pride and participation. The Board is also dedicated to fostering a strong interest in the mission of the Law School by helping to recruit outstanding students, hiring graduates and encouraging financial support from public and private sources. The Board is currently co-chaired by Alfred E. Donnellan '81, Managing Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP and Kathleen Donelli ’85, Partner, Goldschmidt & Genovese, LLP.

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