Philip A. Pucillo
Lecturer in Law
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 365
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
J.D. 1996, Order of the Coif, Tulane University Law School; B.A. 1992, cum laude, Lafayette College
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Sixth Circuit, and Eighth Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States
Professor Phil Pucillo came to Michigan State University College of Law in 2010 as a visiting professor of law, and received the Distinguished Visiting Faculty Member Award from the Student Bar Association in 2012. He presently serves as lecturer in law.
After law school, Professor Pucillo completed judicial clerkships at both the trial and appellate level, including a clerkship with Judge Ronald Lee Gilman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He then practiced as a litigation associate with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, DC. Immediately before joining Michigan State Law, Professor Pucillo held visiting teaching appointments at the University of North Carolina School of Law and Tulane University Law School.
Professor Pucillo’s areas of scholarly interest include constitutional law and civil litigation in the federal courts. His most recent publications have appeared in the Tulane Law Review, the Rutgers Law Review, and the Oklahoma Law Review. Among his current projects is the preparation of a second edition of Comparative Constitutional Review: Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press), along with Michael L. Corrado, the Arch T. Allen Distinguished Professor of Law of the University of North Carolina School of Law.