Tara Adams Ragone

Seton Hall University School of Law

Tara Adams Ragone is an Assistant Professor in Seton Hall Law’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law, where her research and writing currently focus on health care access and mental health parity.  She has served in a number of advisory capacities, including the Steering Committee of the New Jersey Department of Health Colette Lamothe-Galette Community Health Worker Institute. Professor Ragone teaches courses on mental health parity, mental health law, the law of alternative medicine, the law of patient care, and skills for health law practice.  

Prior to Seton Hall Law, Professor Ragone served as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. She primarily prosecuted licensing actions before the State Board of Medical Examiners and the Office of Administrative Law and represented the State in federal civil rights actions brought by licensees.

Professor Ragone received her B.A. in Government and Philosophy, summa cum laude, from the College of William and Mary, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. After college, she worked on a variety of domestic policy issues at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.  Professor Ragone graduated magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Service Scholar, was elected to the Order of the Coif, and served as Senior Articles Editor for the New York University Annual Survey of American Law. 

Before joining the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Professor Ragone served as a law clerk to the Honorable Allyne R. Ross of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Presentation (PPTX format): Exploring Medicare Opportunities to Use Auxiliary Workers to Address Health-Related Social Needs