Joseph J. Rucci, Jr. is one of the founding members of Rucci Law Group, LLC. His practice encompasses business law, trusts and estates, non-profits, real estate and land use. Joe’s business knowledge, along with his approachable manner, makes him a valued business advisor as well as legal counsel to his clients. He is adept at helping clients solve complex business problems, from raising private equity to recruiting a board of directors.
Joe understands the challenges facing an entrepreneur and helps his clients navigate their businesses from formation to operation. He has been instrumental in nurturing a number of entrepreneurial startups, including commercial banks and for-profit educational entities. He served as chairman of organizing committees, and as an organizer, director, and legal counsel for several community banks. He currently sits on the board of Cytogel Pharma, LLC, a biotechnology company developing a substitute for morphine.
Non-profit organizations are a professional and personal passion for Joe. He is a director and member of both the Governance and Audit Risk Committees of the AmeriCares Foundation, Inc., where he also serves as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel. He is also a director of the Pear Tree Point School Foundation, Inc., in Darien, Connecticut.
Joe and his wife Debbie live in New Canaan, Connecticut with Nico, the Rucci Law Group office dog.