Tamara J. Britt was appointed General Counsel and Vice President of Teachers College on July 1, 2022. She previously served as Vice President of External and Legal Affairs at Manhattan College and has held positions as Associate General Counsel at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and as an attorney in the New York City office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she specialized in white-collar defense, enforcement matters and bankruptcy litigation.
Britt received her B.A. from Hampton University, an M.P.A. from George Washington University, and a J.D. degree from Rutgers University School of Law.
Susan Mulliken joined Teachers College as Assistant General Counsel in October 2022. She previously served as Assistant General Counsel at Mercy College, and, before law school, was an Academic Advisor at LIU Brooklyn. She has also taught as an adjunct instructor at Mercy College, LIU Brooklyn, San Diego Mesa College, and Grossmont College.
Susan earned her B.A. from The College of Saint Rose, her M.A. in communication studies from San Diego State University, and her J.D. from Pace. Susan is a member of the Bar of the State of New York.
Patricia Jendraszek has been the Assistant General Counsel with Teachers College since June 2017, after having worked as a consulting attorney since November 2014. Just before joining the College, she taught mathematics at Mercy College. Patricia had previously worked as an attorney with law firms in Honolulu and New York, where she primarily worked in tax and employee benefits law. Patricia is a member of the Bar of the State of New York, the State of Hawaii and the District of Columbia.
Patricia earned her undergraduate degree and a masters in accounting at Rice University and her law degree at University of Houston, where she was Chief Articles Editor for the Houston Law Review. Patricia is a graduate of Teachers College, having earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education. Patricia is very excited to return to the College to work with its extraordinary faculty, students and staff.
Arlene Torres joined Teachers College as an Associate General Counsel in October 2021. She previously served as the General Counsel of Concordia College and prior thereto practiced corporate and securities law. Arlene is a member of the Bar of the State of New York.
Arlene earned her law degree at Fordham University and her undergraduate degree at Mount Holyoke College.
Administrative and Legal Associate
Viktoria received her Bachelor of Art and Masters of Arts degrees with a Major in History from the Moscow Pedagogical University located in Moscow, Russia. Viktoria is also a graduate of the Katharine Gibbs School and the New York Paralegal School in New York, NY.
Before joining Teachers College in 2006, Viktoria was employed by several law offices as a paralegal and administrative coordinator, including Michael A. Rebell Associates and the Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc.
Viktoria also serves as a per-diem Russian Court Interpreter with the New York State Unified Court System.
Taylor Brown is currently the Graduate Intern for the Office of the General Counsel. She is a Master of Arts Student in the Clinical Psychology Program at Teachers College. Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, Taylor received her Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University in Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Counseling.