Gibbons Special Counsel William Palatucci Honored by the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey
January 16, 2015
The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey has presented William J. Palatucci, Special Counsel at Gibbons P.C., with its “Good Guy Award.” Mr. Palatucci received his award at the organization’s annual awards dinner on January 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.
The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey (WPCNJ) is dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process and creating a women’s political power base to achieve equality for all women. The Good Guy Award has been presented annually since 1994 to men who have demonstrated leadership in advancing policies in support of women and families either in their businesses or in public policy. Past award recipients include former Governor Brendan Byrne and Senator Robert Menendez.
“We are proud of Bill’s dedication to increasing the number of women in business and public policy,” stated Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons. “This honor is well-deserved.”
Mr. Palatucci, who was Chairman of Governor Christie’s 2013 reelection campaign and co-chaired the 2014 Inaugural Committee, 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. In 2010, he was elected the Republican National Committeeman for New Jersey. He began his legal career in 1993 at Dughi & Hewit, P.C. where he founded the firm’s government affairs practice. In 2001, he became a partner in the firm and the firm’s name was changed to Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci, P.C. Mr. Palatucci 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.