CSU General Counsel
Thy Monaco
Thy Monaco

Thy Monaco

Thy Monaco joined the Office of General Counsel in September 2014. Her current primary responsibility as University Counsel is advising California State University Stanislaus. Previously she served on the Office of General Counsel Litigation Team, and was responsible for litigating a variety of systemwide and campus-based matters in state and federal courts. She serves as a resource attorney for student loans, legislation and International Activities. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and her law degree from Loyola Law School.  Prior to joining CSU, she was a Deputy Attorney III for the California Department of Transportation for approximately 8 years, litigating eminent domain, catastrophic personal injury and employment matters.  Ms. Monaco started her legal career as a Staff Attorney for the Public Law Center, focusing on human trafficking, disability rights and the Southeast Asian Legal Outreach Program. 


  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (2003)
    Staff Member- Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review
  • B.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego (1996)
Other Legal Experience:
  • Judicial Extern for the Hon. Samuel L. Bufford, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Central District
  • Judicial Extern for ALJ Pamela Sellers, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Telephone No. (562) 951-4500
Fax No. (562) 951-4956
E-mail Address: tmonaco@calstate.edu

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(562) 951-4500
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Last Updated: June 01, 2018