Attorney Profile

Emil S. Cuccio is the managing partner of Cuccio and Cuccio, P.C.

In his years of practice, he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in the public and private sectors in all types of employment related matters including: age, race, ethnicity, gender and handicap discrimination lawsuits as well as those involving sexual harassment and hostile work environment.

He frequently lectures and conducts seminars for his business clients concerning labor and employment-related topics, compliance with current federal and state law and recent changes in the law.

He is an Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and teaches a number of labor and employment law courses in its Masters Programs.

He has represented clients in organization and certification proceedings; negotiated numerous collective bargaining agreements in both the private and public sectors. He has also litigated and arbitrated numerous matters in state and federal courts and before various employment-related agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, NJ Division on Civil Rights, NJ Division of Personnel and NJ Public Employment Relations Commission.

Mr. Cuccio has represented numerous police and fire officials regarding disciplinary and promotional matters and recently litigated a matter before the New Jersey Supreme Court that established precedent under the Exempt Fireman's Tenure Act. He has served as Labor Counsel to the Franklin Lakes PBA Local 150, Elmwood Park PBA Local 185, several chiefs of police, various senior police officers associations, the County of Bergen, and numerous private sector clients such as United Artist Cable, Tele-Communications, Inc., Huffman Koos, Inc. to name a few.


B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Cum Laude
J.D., New York Law School

Bar Admissions

New Jersey and U.S. District Court of New Jersey
United States Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit New York
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Reported Cases

Caruth v. Borough of Dumont, 123 N.J.
Supp. 331
Wolf v. Proctor & Gamble Co., 555 Fed.
Supp. 613
Flax v. United States of America, 791 Fed.
Supp. 1035
Viviani v. Borough of Bogota, 170 N.J. 452