Thomas J. Fucillo

Thomas J. Fucillo: Attorney with Menter, Rudin & Trivelpiece, P.C.

Biography

Mr. Fucillo has more than 30 years of broad-based environmental and litigation experience, as a Judge Advocate, as an environmental regulator, and in private practice. He advises clients with respect to a full range of environmental regulatory and enforcement issues and disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Mr. Fucillo's environmental and land use practice includes counseling, litigation and negotiation concerning: the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”); CERCLA; New York's Navigation Law governing petroleum spills; gas leasing and Hydro-Fracking; toxic torts; environmental permitting; as well as many other substantive areas of environmental law. He has been Special Counsel to several municipalities and represents developers, municipalities and private litigants with respect to SEQRA compliance, “right to build” and other land use issues. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fucillo was Regional Attorney in Region 7 of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, responsible for environmental enforcement and legal affairs in the nine county Region in Central New York. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Regional Attorney in NYSDEC's Region 6. He began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, as successful prosecutor and defense counsel while on active duty at Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Maine. Mr. Fucillo co-authored an article in the Matthew Bender publication, Environmental Law in New York, entitled, “Petroleum Discharges and the New York State Navigation Law”, and has lectured at various New York State Bar Association and other private Continuing Legal Education programs.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation
  • Municipal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
315-474-7541  Phone
315-474-4040  Fax
University Attended:
State University of New York at Cortland, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 1984
Year of First admission:
1985
Admission:
1985, New York; U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Memberships:

Honors and Affiliations
Onondaga County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
NDNY Federal Court Bar Association
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
AV Preeminent Rating in Martindale Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2017
New York Super Lawyers, 2013-2016.

Birth Information:
Rockville Centre, New York, March 4, 1959
ISLN:
902486865
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (11)
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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 11/09/10 in Environmental Law on 11/09/10

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      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 10/25/10 in Environmental Litigation on 10/25/10

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/24/10 in Environmental Law on 10/24/10

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      5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 10/13/10 in Environmental Cleanup on 10/13/10

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      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 10/08/10 in Litigation on 10/08/10

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      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 10/08/10 in Environmental Land Use on 10/08/10

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    • Thomas J. Fucillo

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/08/10 in Environmental Compliance on 10/08/10

      Tom Fucillo is an excellent lawyer in all respects; knowledge, experience, ethics and civility. I think Tom is deserving of the highest rating.

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      Tom Fucillo is an excellent lawyer in all respects; knowledge, experience, ethics and civility. I think Tom is deserving of the highest rating.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/08/10 in Litigation on 10/08/10

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    • Thomas J. Fucillo

      4.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 10/25/10 in Environmental Litigation on 10/25/10

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      4.2/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 10/14/10 in Environmental Law on 10/14/10

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