William J. PalatucciBill Palatucci is one of the state’s most prominent and widely respected attorneys, with a reputation for strategic planning and complex public policy and communications initiatives.
Mr. Palatucci previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Public Affairs at Community Education Centers. Prior to joining CEC, he was a partner in the law firm of Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci, P.C., where he provided legislative and regulatory affairs counsel.
In 2010, Mr. Palatucci was elected the Republican National Committeeman for New Jersey. He also served as Co-Chairman of the Inaugural Committee for Governor Chris Christie and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno.
He currently serves as a member of the National Advisory Board for the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University and as a member of the Board of Visitors at the Seton Hall University School of Law. He also chairs the University of Phoenix Board of Trustees for its Jersey City, NJ campus.
EducationSeton Hall University School of Law (J.D.)
Rutgers College (B.A., Business Administration)
Professional AdmissionsState of New Jersey
Professional ActivitiesRepublican National Committeeman for New Jersey, 2010
Chair, University of Phoenix Board of Trustees, Jersey City, NJ campus
Board of Visitors, Seton Hall University School of Law
National Advisory Board Member, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University
Quotes/InterviewsQuoted in "Christie's Right Hand - Kingmaker Bill Palatucci plays a critical role," National Review Online, December 16, 2013
Honors/AwardsNamed the Distinguished Alumnus by Seton Hall University School of Law, 2014
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