Wolf Haldenstein is pleased to announce that Firm partner Regina Calcaterra was the recipient of the Seton Hall Law School Woman of Substance Award
February 21, 2018. Wolf Haldenstein is pleased to announce that Firm Partner Regina Calcaterra was the recipient of the Seton Hall Law School Woman of Substance Award at the law school’s annual Woman of Substance Gala. The annual Woman of Substance gala honors two Seton Hall Law women attorneys who “exemplify what it means to be a successful, empowered, and strong Seton Hall lawyer.” Regina is being honored alongside Elaine Rocha, Esq, of AIG Investments. The gala is held annually by Seton Hall Law School in conjunction with the Women’s Law Forum.
Ms. Calcaterra graduated from Seton Hall Law School in 1996 where she attended the four year evening program while working full-time. Ms. Calcaterra was honored not only for her legal career but also for her writing achievements and advocacy for children in need. She serves as a member of Wolf Haldenstein’s Investor Protection, Business Practice and Social Justice practice groups and manages the Firm’s Diversity Pipeline Pre-Law Summer Internships.
Ms. Calcaterra is also the New York Times best-selling author of Etched in Sand, A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island (HarperCollins 2013) where she shares her young life growing up in and out of foster homes and experiencing homelessness. Additionally, she co-authored, with her younger sister Rosie Maloney, Girl Unbroken, A Sister’s Harrowing Journey from the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho (HarperCollins 2016). Ms. Calcaterra speaks nationally to raise awareness about the plight of children in foster care, childhood poverty, abuse and homelessness.