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Areas of Practice



Dina L. Vespia


Dina L. Vespia is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department, where she focuses on Not-for-Profit and Education Law as well as Energy practice areas.

Dina regularly advises educational institutions, including colleges, universities, and secondary schools, and other not-for-profit organizations on a wide variety of legal matters, such as: Federal and state regulatory reporting compliance (e.g., FERPA, Title IV, New York Education Law Article 129-B); Institutional and programmatic accreditation and recertification; academic and student affairs; student financial aid (e.g., Title IV); policy development and implementation; internal grievance and disciplinary procedures; campus safety and security (e.g., the Clery Act); contract drafting, review, and negotiation; and governance.

In the energy regulatory area, Dina’s work involves all types of regulatory issues, including representation of energy service companies in administrative proceedings; and gas and electric industry restructuring and competition issues.

Dina’s corporate practice also includes corporate formation; and construction contract drafting, review, and negotiation.

 Areas of Concentration

  • Not-for-Profit and Education
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Contract Review

Articles and Publications

  • Designated Duty: A University’s Obligation to Students with Mental Health Issues (Nassau Lawyer, July/August 2019)

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys, 2011-Present
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York City Bar Association