Cathy A. Costantino
Supervisory Counsel, Labor and Employment Section, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., M.S.W., Catholic University; J.D., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., M.S.W., Catholic University; J.D., University of California at Berkeley. Professor Costantino is Counsel in the...Continue Reading
B.A., M.S.W., Catholic University; J.D., University of California at Berkeley. Professor Costantino is Counsel in the Labor and Employment Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she handles complex litigation, mediation, dispute resolution matters and class actions. She has served as the director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Unit of the FDIC, and as deputy assistant general counsel of the Litigation Division of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. She worked as an associate at Steptoe and Johnson and as a paralegal and social worker for Community Legal Services in San Jose. Professor Costantino has lectured at Harvard Law School and has taught at George Washington University, George Mason University, and Columbia University. She co-authored a book entitled Designing Conflict Management Systems: An Organizational Approach, which was awarded the 1997 Book Award by the International Conflict Management Association. She has served as a consultant to numerous organizations, including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Montgomery County Public Schools and the United Nations. Professor Costantino has participated in several conflict management initiatives in Africa, Singapore, Switzerland, New Zealand, Canada and Great Britain.