New College of General and Continuing Education Paralegal Studies Program

Contact Me

Patti E. Russell, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
Becton Dickinson and Company
Cornell University (B.S. 1980)
New York University Law School (J.D. 1983)

Instructor, Paralegal Studies Program.

Patti E. Russell is Associate General Counsel for Becton Dickinson and Company (BD) in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Her responsibilities include advising senior management on all workplace/human resources issues, managing general litigation, and ensuring EEO compliance. Ms. Russell also is an active member of BD's Diversity Task Force, and leads two of the subcommittees. Ms. Russell also provides business counsel to senior management on a variety of issues and negotiates supply, service, consulting and other commercial agreements. She counsels the Company's ethics officer and director of security on a variety of matters.