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  • Dafni S Kiritsis '97
  • Director of Externships and Career Services
  • Adjunct Professor

  • (315) 443-1358
  • dkiritsi@syr.edu

  • Education
  • Albany Law School of Union University
    J.D. 2000
  • Syracuse University
    B.A. 1997


Dafni  S Kiritsis '97

Dafni Kiritsis is an experienced employment law attorney and currently the Director of Externships and Career Services at Syracuse College of Law. She joined Syracuse College of Law from Syracuse University’s Office of Human Resources, where she held the position of Senior Human Resources Business Partner. In that role, Ms. Kiritsis provided counsel to the most senior leaders at Syracuse University across the full range of human resource issues and served as the escalation point for unit leadership on employee relations matters.

From 2010-2018, Ms. Kiritsis worked as an attorney in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs’ Office of General Counsel providing advice, counseling, conflict resolution services, and legal representation to VA Medical Center facilities across the Northeast. She represented the VA to address formal complaints filed by employees with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit System Protection Board.

Prior to that, Ms. Kiritsis was an attorney with Green & Seifter Attorneys PLLC (now Bousquet Holstein PLLC) where she practiced civil litigation and employment law. Ms. Kiritsis received her J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University and holds a B.A. from Syracuse University.