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Office of Legal Affairs and Labor Relations

Office of Legal Affairs and Labor Relations


Our goal is to provide high quality legal advice, guidance and representation to support and protect the mission, vision and values of The College of Staten Island.

Our Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with city, state and federal laws, CUNY bylaws, policies, and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to the President, the College, and College representatives on a wide range of legal issues including, but not limited to, litigation, contracts, compliance with subpoenas and issues concerning the College’s related entities.
  • Oversee the labor-management grievance process.
  • Serve as the College’s Ethics Office and Records Access Office.


*The materials and related links on this site are for informational purposes only. The Office of Legal Affairs and Labor Relations does not provide personal legal advice or representation to College faculty members, staff, or students. If you need an attorney for personal matters, one resource is the New York City Legal Referral Service (

Contact Information

Robert Wallace, JD

Executive General Counsel

Building 1A, Room 309
Email Robert Wallace, JD

Catherine Ferrara, JD

Interim Legal Counsel, Labor Relations Director,

Ethics Officer & Records Access Officer
Building 1A, Suite 404
Email Catherine Ferrara, JD

Mona Rosenstock

Administrative Assistant

Building 1A, Suite 404
Email Mona Rosenstock