Georgene Vairo teaches and writes in the areas of mass tort litigation, federal practice and jurisdiction. She has written Rule 11 Sanctions and the chapters on removal jurisdiction, venue, and multidistrict litigation in Moore's Federal Practice. She also wrote The Complete CAFA: Analysis and Developments Under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (LEXIS 2011).
Professor Vairo served on the Board of Trustees of the Dalkon Shield Claimants Trust, and as its Chairperson. She serves on the editorial board of Moore's Federal Practice. She also is a member of the Rand Corporation's Institute for Civil Justice Board of Overseers, and is a member of the American Law Institute.
Professor Vairo received her B.A. from Sweet Briar College, and an M.Ed., with Distinction, in Social Studies from the University of Virginia. She graduated first in her class from Fordham University School of Law.
She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph M. McLaughlin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (then U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York); practiced antitrust law with Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom; and taught at Fordham University School of Law, where she also served as Associate Dean. She joined the Loyola Law School faculty in 1995.