Michael S. Carucci

Michael S. Carucci

Of Counsel

Michael S. Carucci joined the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Practice Group in 2016 after serving as Senior Counsel for the Office of the Governor of New Jersey.  For over three years, he advised the Governor on legal, legislative and regulatory issues and represented the Governor during discussions and meetings on various issues with legislators, Cabinet members, senior departmental staff, government affairs professionals and stakeholders.

Appointed by the Governor, Mr. Carucci currently serves as a member of the New Jersey School Ethics Commission, which reviews and acts on complaints alleging violations of the School Ethics Act, issues advisory opinions, and enforces disclosure and training requirements. 

Prior to his work in the Office of the Governor, Mr. Carucci was a litigation associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP where he represented international corporations and executives in large-scale, multimillion-dollar litigation matters in federal and state court, focusing on complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, white collar defense and antitrust. 

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2008
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2009
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2009

Rankings & Recognition

New Jersey Law Journal's ®* “New Leaders of the Bar” 2018

NJBIZ® Vanguard Series "Leaders in Law" 2018

Commitment to Justice Award for Outstanding Legal Team, Her Justice Inc., 2013

Finalist, NITA Northeast Regional Trial Competition, 2012 


Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
Member, New Jersey School Ethics Commission
Member, Seton Hall University School of Law Red Mass Committee
President, Queen of Peace High School Alumni Association
Member, Advisory Board, Sacred Heart High School (Yonkers)