Professor Pucillo comes to Michigan State University College of Law from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he taught Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law as a visiting professor during the 2009-10 academic year. He spent the previous academic year teaching Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Litigation, and Federal Courts at Tulane University Law School. Prior to those appointments, he served on the faculty of Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he was awarded tenure.
Before he began teaching law, Professor Pucillo practiced as a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He also completed several judicial clerkships, including one with Judge Ronald Lee Gilman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Professor Pucillo's primary area of scholarly interest is federal jurisdiction and procedure, especially in the appellate realm. His most recent publications have appeared in the Tulane Law Review, the Rutgers Law Review, and the Oklahoma Law Review.