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Kathryn Quaglia

Curricular Director of Externships and Lecturer in Law

Kathryn Quaglia serves as the Curricular Director of Externships, where she designs and teaches the externship seminars, including the Criminal Law Externship Seminar, the Civil Law Externship Seminar, the Judicial Seminar, and all advanced externship courses.

Prior to joining Penn Carey Law School, Quaglia was Director of Externships and Assistant Professor of Legal Practice at Seton Hall Law School, where she taught from 2003 to 2023. In her capacity as Director of Externships, Quaglia designed the curriculum, taught all externship courses, and supervised the hundreds of students who enrolled in the externship program each year. Quaglia also taught Introduction to Lawyering I & II and a variety of M.S.J. courses in Seton Hall Law’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law program, including Torts, Constitutional Law, Business Law, Introduction to Law and Legal Writing, Introduction to Contracts and Torts, Clinical Research and the Law, Biotechnology and the Law, Stark Law and Compliance, Health and Hospital Law, the Law of Patient Care, and Compliance Issues in Life Sciences.

From 2001 to 2005, Professor Quaglia practiced law at K&L Gates. She graduated cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2000 and received a B.S. from Rutgers University in 1996. During law school, she served as a legal intern at the law firm of Epstein Becker & Green in Washington, D.C. After graduating from law school in 2000, she served as a law clerk to Justice Virginia Long of the New Jersey Supreme Court. She is admitted to practice in the States of New Jersey, New York, and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.