Florio Perrucci Welcomes New Attorneys

Posted September 21, 2022

  • Florio Perrucci Welcomes New Attorneys

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC welcomes Robert Devaney and Christopher Lyons to the firm’s Education Law and Municipal Law Practice Groups.

Devaney is an associate in the firm’s New Providence, New Jersey office. He works on a variety of legal matters including labor and employment, discipline and harassment, governance, OPRA, and public contracting. Before joining the firm, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John A. Jorgensen, II of the Middlesex County Superior Court – Family Division. Before that, he served as a law clerk for a private law firm in Wilmington, Delaware, and as a judicial intern for the Honorable William J. McGovern, III of the Morris County Superior Court – Civil Division. Devaney also served in the United States Marine Corps from 2009 until receiving his Honorable Discharge in 2018.  He received his A.A. in Education from Brookdale Community College, his B.A. in political science from Monmouth University, and his J.D. from Widener University, Delaware Law School. Devaney is admitted to practice in New Jersey.

Lyons is an associate in the firm’s Education Law and Municipal Law Practice Groups. Working out of the firm’s New Providence, New Jersey office, he assists school district and municipal clients in a wide range of matters including day-to-day legal issues, labor and employment, discipline and harassment, governance, OPRA, and public contracting.  Before joining the firm, Lyons served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Andrea G. Carter of the Middlesex County Superior Court – Criminal Division. Before that, he served as a law clerk for a private law firm, as well as the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Lyons received his B.A. in political science from West Virginia University and his J.D. from Rutgers Law School – Newark.  He is admitted to practice in New Jersey.

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC is a 50 Attorney full-service Law Firm with offices in Belvidere, Cherry Hill and New Providence in New Jersey; Easton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and New York City, New York. Founded in 1996 by New Jersey Governor James Florio after leaving public office and Michael J. Perrucci, well known as a litigation trial attorney in numerous million-dollar federal and state cases, the firm is recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the Tri-State area. For more than 20 years, the firm successfully represents public and private sector clients with legal strategy, government advocacy, and business solutions.

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