Michael L. Trucillo


Michael Trucillo is a partner in the Newark and New York offices of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability, Products Liability and Professional Liability Practices. Mr. Trucillo handles all phases of complex litigation, from pleading through trial and appeals, in state and federal courts.

Mr. Trucillo focuses his practice on general liability, products liability, and healthcare related matters. Mr. Trucillo routinely counsels and defends commercial trucking carriers in actions involving negligence, regulatory compliance and employment related issues. His practice also encompasses the defense of the designers and manufacturers of various products including commercial manufacturing equipment, construction equipment, and medical devices. Mr. Trucillo has additional experience defending various professionals in malpractice related actions.

Prior Experience

Judicial law clerk for the Honorable Marie P. Simonelli, J.S.C., New Jersey Superior Court, Civil Division, 2002-2003

Published and Unpublished Opinions

  • Byrd v. Fed. Express Corp., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16891, affirmed 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 6232 (3rd Cir. N.J. 2009)
  • Davis v. Brickman Landscaping, Ltd., 2012 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1601; certif. granted 2012 N.J. LEXIS 1208, 2012
  • Maleta v. N.J. Mfrs. Ins. Co., 2007 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1177, 2007
  • A.J. Pegno Constr. Corp. v. Highlands Ins. Co., 39 A.D. 3d 273; 834 N.Y.S. 2d 109 (App. Div. 2007)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New Jersey
    • New York


New Jersey

New York


New Jersey Defense Association


Brooklyn Law School

Juris Doctor, 2002

Marymount Manhattan College

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1999

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