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Victor Metallo

Instructional Specialist, Accounting and Finance

School of Business 363
BA, Seton Hall University
MA, Seton Hall University
MBA, St. John’s University
MLIS, Rutgers University
JD, Seton Hall University School of Law
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Dr. Metallo received his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he served as Business Editor for the Seton Hall Circuit Review. While in law school, he published three scholarly law review articles on jurisdiction and First Amendment law with the Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, and Dartmouth Law Journal. Dr. Metallo was a law clerk for the Hon. Ronald B. Graves, J.A.D. He worked for various federal and state judges, and federal and state offices, including the Office of Attorney General, Securities Fraud Prosecution Section, and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Appellate Section. Dr. Metallo received his master’s degree of business administration in marketing management from St. John’s University, where he completed a summer session in global finance at the London School of Economics. He also holds a master’s degree in general professional education with a concentration in legal studies from Seton Hall. Dr. Metallo studied in Rome and at Ave Maria School of Law. He authors and moderates the “Blog Business Law” blogsite, an educational resource in business law. Dr. Metallo co-authored a Products Liability textbook and edited a business law textbook entitled the Legal Environment of Business. He also published articles in the New Jersey Appellate Law Blog, The Originalism Blog, and The Constitutional Law Reporter. In addition to jurisdiction and First Amendment law, his research interests include financial services compliance, white collar crime, and legal issues in forensic accounting.

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Intern, Tax Court of New Jersey - The Honorable Joseph Andresini ( - 2010)
  • Judicial Intern, Tax Court of New Jersey - The Honorable Vito Bianco ( - 2009)
  • Judicial Extern/Intern, US Disgtrict Judge, District of New Jersey - The Honorable Jose Linares ( - 2009)
  • Intern - Appellate Section, Essex County Prosecutor's Office ( - 2009)
  • Intern, Federal Public Defender ( - 2008)
  • Judicial Intern, US District Judge, District of New Jersey, The Honorable Esther Salas ( - 2008)
  • Intern, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Law (2007 - 2007)
  • Post-Graduate Judicial Intern, US Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey - The Honorable Rosemary Gambardella (2011 - 2011)
  • Graduate Assistant in Teaching, Pre-Legal Program, Seton Hall Law School ( - 2010)
  • Research Assistant, Professor Catherine McCauliff, Seton Hall Law School ( - 2010)
  • IT Technician, Seton Hall Law School (2007 - 2011)
  • Law Clerk, New Jersey Superior Court - Appellate Division - The Honorable Ronald Graves (2011 - 2012)
  • Notes Advisor, Georgetown Journal of International Law (2017 - 2018)

Honors & Awards

  • Stillman School's Adjunct Professor Excellence Award 2017-2018, Seton Hall University Stillman School of Business (March 2018)

Refereed Published Articles

  • V. Metallo (2011). The Jurisdictional Paradox: Does Textualism Provide an Answer?. THE DARTMOUTH LAW JOURNAL
  • V. Metallo (2011). "Arise out of" or "Related to": Textualism and Understanding Precedent Through Interpretatio Objectificata, "Objectified Interpretation"—A Four Step Process to Resolve Jurisdiction Questions Utilizing The Third Circuit Test in O’Connor as a Uniform Standard. Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice
  • V. Metallo (2011). Procedamus sub RLUIPA: The Third Circuit’s “Substantial Burden” Test Answers the Circuit Split and Resonates the Teachings of Dignitatus Humanae. University of Detroit Mercy Law Review
  • J. Yang, V. Metallo (2018). The OECD's Action to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting . Journal of Taxation of Investments
  • J. Yang, V. Metallo (2018). The Emerging International Taxation Problems . International Journal of Financial Studies
  • J. DiGabriele, V. Metallo (2022). . Are Vocational Experts Necessary for the Defense? A Ratio Bella for the Forensic Accountant to Include Vocational Hypotheticals in Economic Damage Analysis. Corporate & Business Law Journal
  • V. Metallo (2018). Are They Commodities or Securities? Virtual Currency Markets – Congress Must Create A New Regulatory Entity. Wake Forest Law Review
  • V. Metallo (2021). Natural Gas Exports are Necessary to Assuring Equilibrium in Domestic Supply and Demand. LSU J. of Energy L. & Resources
  • V. Metallo (2020). The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Forensic Accounting and Testimony — The Daubert Rule Should Be Amended to Include a New Standard. Emory Law Journal