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Sills Cummis & Gross Welcomes Michael S. Carucci

August 01, 2016

Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce the addition of Michael S. Carucci as Of Counsel.  He joins the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group in its Newark office.

Mr. Carucci has extensive experience in both the public and private practice of law.  Most recently, he served as Senior Counsel to Governor Chris Christie and advised him for over three years on legal, legislative, and regulatory issues.  Before joining the Governor’s Office, he represented corporations and executives in large-scale, multimillion-dollar litigation matters at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York.  There, he focused on securities litigation, complex commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, white-collar criminal and civil defense, and antitrust.

Max Crane, Managing Partner, stated: “I am delighted that Michael chose Sills Cummis & Gross as the next step in what has already been an impressive career path.  From a top law firm to the Governor’s office, he brings a wealth of skills that will greatly benefit our clients and the Firm.”

Mr. Carucci’s diverse career in the law and government give him a unique perspective and skill set from which to advise corporate and individual clients, successfully manage complex litigation, identify problem-solving strategies, and offer creative solutions. 

“Sills Cummis & Gross has the reputation of consistently providing the highest quality legal representation to its clients in the region,” said Carucci.  “I look forward to working alongside the outstanding legal professionals who work here, delivering exceptional legal services to our clients, and contributing to the Firm’s continued growth and excellence.”

Mr. Carucci received his bachelor’s degree from New York University, cum laude, and his juris doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was a Dorothy Day Distinguished Scholar.  He founded and led Seton Hall Law School’s Mock Trial Team and was a member of the Interscholastic Moot Court Board.  He is admitted to practice law in the States of New Jersey and New York, as well as various federal courts.