- 1980, English Literature, Minor Political Science, New York University
- 1983, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
Roberta first studied to be an opera singer at the Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, before completing a B.A. at New York University in English Literature, with a minor in Political Science. After graduating from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, she worked as an Assistant Prosecutor in the New Jersey Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, as a Deputy Attorney General in the Criminal Division of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, and, for the past nineteen years to the present, as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.