|Affiliation:||US State Department|
|Profession:||Chief of Staff|
|Significant other(s):||Mike Barnow (dating)
|Played by:||Bebe Neuwirth|
She attended Cornell University. In 1984, she wrote her senior thesis on Charlotte Brontë under the supervision of Dr. Malcolm Taniston, a world-renowned scholar on Victorian literature. This would later inspired the alias she used, Carlotta Taniston, when she was involved with Vincent Marsh.
She worked under the previous US Secretary of State, Vincent Marsh as the US State Department Chief of Staff. Nadine started working for Marsh after she graduated from law school when Marsh was just a senator. She continued her work as the Chief of Staff when Elizabeth McCord became the US Secretary of State, leaving at the end of season 4.
She was involved in a 6-year affair with Vincent Marsh since his time as a senator. This ended with his untimely death. She also dated a NASA administrator named Glenn, and dated Mike B. for a short while.