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Cathy A. Costantino

Summer Faculty


Ms. Costantino handles complex dispute resolution and litigation matters for the FDIC. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School and George Washington University Law School and lectures regularly at Harvard Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law Strauss Institute. She coauthored Designing Conflict Management Systems: A Guide to Creating Productive and Healthy Organizations (Jossey-Bass, 1996) and has published numerous articles. She was the sole U.S. delegate to the United Nations Tripartite Commission on the Social Effects of Structural Change in the Banking Industry in Geneva and was elected Chairperson. Prior to joining the FDIC, she was deputy assistant general counsel of litigation at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board/Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation. Ms. Costantino received her MSW and BA degrees from the Catholic University of America and her JD degree from the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall).