Puccio, Salvatore

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PUCCIOWEB

Salvatore Puccio 

Partner

spuccio@garfunkelwild.com

111 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
P: 516-393-2583

411 Hackensack Avenue, 5th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601
P: 201-883-1030

 

PRACTICE
Appellate Litigation

Employment Law
Litigation & Arbitration

EDUCATION
Hofstra University School of Law
(J.D. 2005)
Moot Court Association Excellence in Advocacy and Litigation Award
Quinnipiac University
(B.A., cum laude, 2002)

BAR ADMISSIONS
New York

COURT ADMISSIONS
New York State Court
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals

HONORS AND AWARDS
New York Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2014-2017)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
New York State Bar Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Suffolk County Bar Association – Member of Labor and Employment Committee
Breast Cancer Help, Inc.
American Health Lawyers Association

Salvatore Puccio is a Partner at Garfunkel Wild, P.C., which he joined in 2008.  He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration Group, which advises clients on a host of litigation issues in both federal and state court, and Appellate Litigation Group, which includes federal and state appeals, including argument.  He is also a member of the firm's Employment Law Group.

Sal focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters and has represented clients in breach of contract matters, managed care disputes, partnership disputes and breakups, antitrust matters, construction litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, and employment disputes.  Sal also has particular experience in counseling clients concerning the employer-employee relationship including the defense of age, race, gender, national origin, and disability discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits, compliance with workplace regulations and employment statutes, and wage and hour lawsuits.

Sal previously served as the General Counsel for Breast Cancer Help, Inc., on a pro bono basis, and was an adjunct professor at New York Institute of Technology from 2005-2008, where he instructed students in Political Science and History Courses.

Publications

  • "New Insights for ERISA Standards On Benefits Determinations," Law 360, February 5, 2016