Overview

Mr. 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.

He previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Public Affairs at Community Education Centers. Prior to joining CEC, Mr. Palatucci 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 John J. 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.

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Rutgers University (B.A.)

Professional Activities

Republican National Committeeman for New Jersey, 2010

University of Phoenix Board of Trustees, Jersey City, NJ campus
Chair

Seton Hall University School of Law
Board of Visitors

John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University
National Advisory Board Member

Professional Admissions

  • State of New Jersey

Publications & Features

HONORS & AWARDS

Named one of NJBIZ's "100 Most Powerful People in New Jersey Business," 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014

Named the Distinguished Alumnus by Seton Hall University School of Law, 2014