Pietrina received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and she received her B.A. from New York University, Magna Cum Laude. Immediately prior to joining NYU, Pietrina was Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for the Institute of International Education. Previously, she was Associate General Counsel and Director of the Corporate and Global Practices in New York University’s Office of General Counsel, where she spent 16 years, she served as Assistant Attorney General in the Charities Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, and she was a litigation associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Anderson Kill.