Toni Jaeger-Fine is assistant dean for international and non-J.D. programs at Fordham Law School, where she oversees the Law School’s graduate (LL.M., M.S.L., S.J.D.), study abroad, and visiting scholar and research fellow programs. She also directs the International Judicial Research and Training Program, the Summer Institute in New York City, the Winter Institute in U.S. Law, and the Pre-Law Institute, as well as a range of custom programs for international lawyers and students.
Dean Jaeger-Fine travels extensively and has taught or lectured in numerous countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Peru, P.R. China, Romania, Spain, Taiwan, and Vietnam. She is the author of numerous articles on a wide range of topics published in the United States and abroad, as well as two books: American Legal Systems: A Resource and Reference Guide and An Introduction to the Anglo-American Legal System, which has been translated into Italian, Korean, and Portuguese. She is also co-author of a series of books, including a case book on the U.S. legal system, under Mastering-the-Master.com. She is working on a new book, The Legal Professional Persona, to be published by West Academic in 2018.
Previously, Dean Jaeger-Fine served as director of graduate and international programs at Cardozo Law School and as associate director of the global law school program at NYU School of Law. She is Senior Counselor to the International Section of the Federal Bar Association and past chair of the section on post-graduate legal education, the section on international legal exchange, and the section on legal education for foreign lawyers of the Association of American Law Schools. Dean Jaeger-Fine is a founding member of the board of directors of Lawyers without Borders and is the first American to serve on the board of the German American Lawyers Association. Dean 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 Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton, at which she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.