Office of General Counsel

Attorneys and Staff


Catherine A. Kiernan, Esq.
Vice President and General Counsel

Catherine Kiernan has served as general counsel to Seton Hall University since 1997.  She joined the University in 1989 as university counsel establishing the first office of in-house legal counsel. Ms. Kiernan graduated from Montclair State College and Seton Hall University School of Law.  She is a member of the President’s Executive Cabinet and an officer of the University corporation.

Katherine L. Suga, Esq.
Associate General Counsel

Katherine Suga joined the Office of General Counsel in 1997 as Associate General Counsel.  She previously served as Senior Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office representing a variety of state agencies, including the Judiciary, the Division on Civil Rights and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.  Ms. Suga is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and Rutgers Law School – Newark.

Regina G. DeRosa, Paralegal

Contact Us

Office of General Counsel
(973) 761-9190
Fax (973) 275-2782
Presidents Hall


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