Paige joins the MTA as General Counsel, after serving almost two years as Vice President and General Counsel of LIRR, four years as Vice President and General Counsel of MTA Bus Company and four years in NYC Transit Law Department. As the MTA Acting General Counsel, she is responsible for developing high-level legal and policy strategies for the MTA and senior staff regarding key MTA initiatives and priorities. In this position, Paige also directly manages a law department of more than 350 attorneys and staff, who provide a wide range of legal services to the MTA and its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Paige has over 25 years of legal experience. She started her legal career as a prosecutor for the Manhattan DA’s Office; afterwards, she joined the Forensic Litigation Group of the accounting firm, KPMG, as a consultant providing investigative and integrity advisory services. She then went back into the legal field as senior counsel for an insurance defense firm handling various complex litigation matters, and as an adjunct professor at Monroe College School of Criminal Justice.
Paige holds both a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Hofstra University.