Dr. Victor N. Metallo

Instructional Specialist | Accounting and Finance | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 363
Telephone: 973-655-3748
Email: metallov@montclair.edu


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.


  • Other, Securities and Financial Regulation, 2020, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC
  • Other, MLIS - Information Sciences, 2013, Rutgers University School of Communication and Information, New Jersey
  • JD, Seton Hall Circuit Review - Editor, 2011, Seton Hall University School of Law, New Jersey
  • MBA, Marketing Management, 1997, St. John's University, Tobin School of Business
  • MA, General Professional Education, Concentration in Legal Studies, 1993, Seton Hall University, New Jersey
  • BA, Criminal Justice, Minor in Business Administration, 1991, Seton Hall University, College of Arts and Sciences, New Jersey

Professional Experience

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

Honors and Awards

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

Refereed Published Articles

  • Metallo, V. (2021). Natural Gas Exports are Necessary to Assuring Equilibrium in Domestic Supply and Demand. LSU J. of Energy L. & Resources,
  • Metallo, V. (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, 69 pp. 2039.
  • Metallo, V. (2018). Are They Commodities or Securities? Virtual Currency Markets – Congress Must Create A New Regulatory Entity. Wake Forest Law Review, 8 (44), pp. 44-56.
  • Yang, J., Metallo, V., Warren, J. The Impact of the New United States Tax Law on International Taxation (July 2018). Journal of International Taxation,
  • Yang, J., Metallo, V. (2018). The OECD's Action to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting. Journal of Taxation of Investments, March 2018 pp. 63-68.
  • Yang, J., Metallo, V. (2018). The Emerging International Taxation Problems. International Journal of Financial Studies, 6 (1), pp. 6-15.
  • Metallo, V. (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, 88
  • Metallo, V. (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, 17 (2), pp. 415-460.
  • Metallo, V. (2011). The Jurisdictional Paradox: Does Textualism Provide an Answer?. THE DARTMOUTH LAW JOURNAL, 9 (2),