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Mr. Fusco has been a founding partner of the Firm since 2001.  Mr. Fusco is also the Firm’s Managing Partner. Mr. Fusco's practice concentrates on the defense of the Firm's clients in commercial, construction, insurance, transportation, general liability, public entity, constitutional law and high-profile tort litigation.  He has completed major jury trials including negligence cases, NY Labor Law lawsuits and alleged police misconduct constitutional law claims.

Prior to being the Firm’s Managing Partner, from 1992 through 1996, Mr. Fusco was an Assistant District Attorney with the Kings County District Attorneys Office in Brooklyn, New York.  As a Senior Trial Attorney, he was responsible for managing major felony cases.  He completed over fifty jury trials including cases involving murder, armed robbery and undercover investigations.  He was assigned high-profile cases with special victims.  Mr. Fusco also drafted and successfully argued People's Appeals before the Appellate Division.

From December, 1996 to September, 1998, Mr. Fusco was an associate in the New York City firm of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker where he specialized in complex construction, commercial, labor, insurance coverage, professional liability, employment, civil rights and personal injury litigation in both federal and state courts.  Mr. Fusco completed jury trials involving negligence and construction cases. Mr. Fusco was also responsible for handling corporate and construction-related contractual and lien law disputes.

From September 1998 to October 2001, Mr. Fusco was a partner in the firm of Wright & Fusco, LLC where he successfully defended mass toxic tort actions filed against major chemical and asbestos manufacturers.  In addition, Mr. Fusco was responsible managing the firm's insurance defense and transportation clients.

Education

The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (B.A., Politics 1989)

Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, Washington D.C. (J.D., 1992)

Bar Memberships

New Jersey, 1992

New York, 1993

Pennsylvania, 2004

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1992

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1998

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1998

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, 1999

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2004

Professional Associations

Certified Litigation Management Professional (LMI 2014)

Instructor, CLM Claims College (Investigation Course 2015)

Contributing Editor, CLM Claim Management Magazine (2013-present)

Member, Bar Association of the City of New York (2000-present)

Member, Kings County District Attorney Alumni Association

Articles

Pushing the Limits 9/29/2015

Coverage On and Off the Field 6/24/2015

Lessons From DeflateGate 3/23/2015

Wrongful Death? 10/24/2014

Shadow of Doubt 7/24/2014

Cracking Skulls 4/29/2014

Burning Down Hockeytown 1/29/2014

Bottleneck Effect 11/25/2013

The Roger Clemens Acquittal and the Prosecution’s Burden of Proof 7/9/2012

Personal Foul, Personal Injury 4/23/2012

Will Insurance bring the UFC to NYC? 1/3/2012

Media

Guest Legal Analyst

·      ABC News

·      MLB Network

·      MSG Network

·      The New York Times

Concussion Liability Costs May Rise, and Not Just for N.F.L. 12/10/2012

Pop Warner Settles Lawsuit Over Player Who Had C.T.E. 3/9/2016

·      CNBC

·      MSNBC

·      Court TV

·      Fox News Channel

·      TSN

Insurance experts: NHL has idea how many players will develop dementia, Alzheimer's 2/16/2016