Kristin R. Muenzen

University Counsel
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Kristin joined the Office of the General Counsel in 2017 after 11 years with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where she litigated eminent domain cases across the country.   Prior to that, Kristin clerked for the Hon. Christine Miller on the United States Court of Federal Claims.   She received her J.D., cum laude, from Marquette University, where she was editor-in-chief of the Marquette Sports Law Review, and her B.S., magna cum laude, from Ithaca College.  Kristin is responsible for providing advice in the areas of real estate, construction/development, facilities and land-related issues.

Kristin serves on the Board of Trustees for Ithaca College, where she is the co-chair of the Academic and Student Affairs committee and a member of the Buildings and Grounds committee.  Previously, she was the chair Inclusive Excellence committee for diversity and inclusion on the Board, and served on the Governance, Compensation/Assessment, and Audit committees. In 2016-17 she served on the presidential search committee for the College.  In addition, Kristin is a member of the Facilities committee for the Princeton YWCA.

Kristin and her wife, Kelly, have two children, Luke and Lexi.