Toni M. Jaeger-Fine

Senior Counselor and Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham Law Adjunct Faculty Toni M. Jaeger-Fine

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Toni Jaeger-Fine, Senior Counselor and Adjunct Professor of Law, previously served for nearly two decades as assistant dean of international and non-J.D. programs at Fordham Law School. 

Jaeger-Fine has taught or lectured domestically and in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Peru, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

Jaeger-Fine is the author of numerous articles on a wide range of topics published in the United States and abroad, as well as several books: Becoming a Lawyer: Discovering and Defining Your Professional Persona (West Academic 2d edition); American Legal Systems: A Resource and Reference Guide (Carolina Academic Press 3d edition); The U.S. Legal System: The Basics, Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press). Her works have been translated into Arabic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish). Jaeger-Fine is a regular speaker to delegations hosted by the U.S. Department of State.

Previously, Dean Jaeger-Fine served as associate director of the global law program at NYU School of Law, director of international programs at Cardozo Law School, and adjunct professor of law at the George Washington University Law School. She was twice a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program grant recipient and is past chair of the sections on Post-Graduate Legal Education, International Legal Exchange, and Legal Education for Foreign Lawyers of the Association of American Law Schools.

Jaeger-Fine was associated with the law firm of Crowell & Moring in Washington, D.C., where her practice focused on commercial, appellate, and administrative litigation. She is a cum laude graduate of Duke Law School and received her B.A. from the University of Binghamton, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.