Robert Pigott


Adjunct Professor of Law

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Robert Pigott is Vice President and General Counsel of Phipps Houses, a not-for-profit, tax exempt organization founded in 1905 that develops, owns and manages low-income housing.   He previously served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Compliance Officer for Fidelis Care New York, a tax-exempt Medicaid managed care organization. 

Prior to this role, he spent nearly 11 years as a Section Chief and Bureau Chief in the New York Attorney General’s Charities Bureau.  He was Chair of the New York City Bar’s Committee on Nonprofit Organizations from 2013 to 2016.  Mr. Pigott is the author of New York’s Legal Landmarks, a historical guidebook to New York City for lawyers. 


Columbia Law School (1986)
Hamilton College (1981)

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023