Mr. Cipparulo was graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Rutgers College in 1987 and was graduated from Seton Hall Law School in 1990.
He is Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey since 2006.
He completed one year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Stephen F. Smith, Jr., Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division, New Jersey Superior Court, Morris County, New Jersey in 1991. Mr. Cipparulo is admitted to the New Jersey Bar, the District of New Jersey and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Cipparulo has been admitted pro hac vice for the Eastern District of New York and the District of Minnesota.
His areas of practice include:
* Complex civil and class action litigation
* Construction litigation
* Commercial litigation
* Errors and Omissions and Directors and Officers liability
* Employment litigation
* Fair Debt Collection Practice Act defense
* Commercial and retail collection
His memberships include:
American Collectors Association, member attorney; New Jersey State Bar Association, Federal Practice Committee; American Bar Association
Representative cases include Agostino v. Quest Diagnostics, et al., 256 F.R.D. 437 (D.N.J. 2009). Mr. Cipparulo has also received a favorable ruling in a case of first impression which permitted a debt collector to advise a consumer that it may contest a disputed amount with an insurance carrier. That decision was cited in Wright & Miller: Federal Prac. & Proc. (2010).
Mr. Cipparulo has been General Counsel to the Hillsborough Municipal Utilities Authority since 2008.