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Andrea Basile Terrillion, JD

Sr. Director, Professionalism and Leadership, YSM Office of Academic Professionalism and Development

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Andrea Basile Terrillion, JD


Andrea Terrillion, JD is the Director of Professionalism and Leadership Development in the Office of Academic and Professional Development (OAPD). Ms. Terrillion partners with Deputy Dean for Professionalism and Leadership, Robert Rohrbaugh, MD to formulate the overarching principles and activities of OAPD related to professionalism and leadership, including enhanced interventions to strengthen professionalism and the design of value-based leadership development programs. Ms. Terrillion has held various roles at Yale including director of employee relations and director of labor relations. She continues to play a role in investigating complex, high level and highly confidential matters across campus and supporting Employee Relations through her leadership and training efforts.

Prior to joining Yale, Ms. Terrillion had extensive labor and employee relations consulting experience and practiced for many years as a labor and employment attorney. In addition, she served as director of legal and labor relations education and consultation programming at the Outreach Division of Cornell University’s ILR School and has been a member of the adjunct faculty, as well. Ms. Terrillion has lectured throughout the United States on various workplace law and employee relations issues and provided legal commentary for print, radio and television media.

Education & Training

  • JD
    Union University, Albany Law School (1990)
  • BS
    Georgetown University (1987)