Assistant Professor of Law
Fordham University School of Law, J.D.; Teachers College, Columbia University, M.A and Ed.M.; James Madison University, B.A.
Claudine Caracciolo is an Assistant Professor of Law at New York Law School, where she currently teaches Legal Practice I and II, a required, two-semester sequence that introduces first year students to essential lawyering skills.
Prior to joining NYLS, she worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) for over 10 years where she handled a wide range of criminal cases including street crimes, domestic violence cases, sex crimes cases and economic crimes cases. As an Assistant District Attorney, she managed her cases from arrest to trial, managing all aspects from post-arrest statements, grand jury presentations, investigative work, witness interviews, evidence and document collection and ultimately trials. She was an active courtroom attorney.
Professor Caracciolo first connected with NYLS in 2015 while at DANY when she co-supervised the NYLS Criminal Prosecution Clinic. Prior to working at DANY she was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in their Employee Relations group where she investigated and managed employment relationships for internal business groups. While working at Goldman Sachs, she attended Fordham University School of Law. Before working at Goldman Sachs, she attended Columbia University’s Teachers College where she received an M.A. and Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology.