Christen E. Civiletto is an attorney with more than twenty-five years of experience in all phases of litigation and arbitration matters on both the state- and federal-court level. As a non-equity partner at national law firms in Atlanta, Georgia, she co-managed an innovative alternative dispute resolution program for a worldwide office supply corporation. She also handled complex commercial and intellectual property matters. She is currently counsel of record in multiple high-profile mass toxic tort cases pending in federal and state courts.

Ms. Civiletto is a member of the United States District Court’s federal mediator panel, and is a certified meditator and arbitrator.

She has been an adjunct faculty member at the University at Buffalo Law School for more than seventeen years. She teaches environmental law, Wildlife & Biodiversity, Environmental Conflict Resolution, and ADR (mediation and arbitration). She received the 2017 Ken Joyce Award for Excellence in Teaching.  

Ms. Civiletto is a summa cum laude graduate of SUNY Buffalo, where she received a joint Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and communication. She earned her J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee.

She co-authored The Practice of Law School: Getting In and Making The Most of Your Legal Education (ALM, 2003). She authored Full Disclosure: The New Lawyer’s Must-Read Career Guide (ALM, 2001), a practical mentoring guide for first through fourth year lawyers, as well as recent works of fiction.

She is licensed in both New York and Georgia.