Maria Carnicella Indovina

Associate Atorney, Cohen & Grigsby P.C.

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Polytechnic Alumni Association - Secretary (Term ending August 31, 2019)

I wish to serve on the board so that I can give back to the Polytechnic community (Now NYU Tandon School of Engineering) which gave me so very much. As a business attorney, I am equipped to offer professional assistance to the board. My history of involvement with the university provides me a large network of alumni connections and a fondness for the people of the institution.

I am currently an associate attorney at Cohen & Grigsby law firm in Pittsburgh, PA. I practice in the areas of general business, international business and intellectual property law. I came to Cohen & Grigsby following law school at Penn State. Before law school, I spent two years working as a biomedical researcher at the National Disease Research Institute, where I managed an HIV/AIDS research program. I also spent a year at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinating research studies.

I was an STS major with a focus in biomolecular science and a minor in Psychology. I was a varsity athlete and lettered in softball, basketball and volleyball. I was the starting pitcher on the softball team for two and a half years. At Poly I was also a resident assistant, was promoted to managing resident assistant and eventually also promoted to senior resident assistant. I formed, along with the help of two of my classmates, a Cardinal Newman Society, which is a Catholic student organization. In connection with that club I was involved in the Brooklyn Catholic community by way of a weekly cantering job at a Basilica in Bay Ridge. I worked for student athletics, participated in the emergency response planning team for the resident hall, sat on student advisory committees including on which hired the then dean of students.

Polytechnic University, '08

Bachelor of Science, Science and Technology Studies