Joseph E. Santucci, Jr. has devoted his entire legal career to traditional labor matters. He helps clients in labor-intensive industries address a range of collective bargaining issues from collective bargaining and contract administration to labor and employment litigation and arbitration. He serves clients in the energy, food service, shipping, manufacturing, and government contracting industries, as well as those in the sports and entertainment, trucking, and retail fields.
Joe has experience negotiating national, industry, and local collective bargaining agreements in a wide range of industries and with almost every significant labor union including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the United Automobile Workers (UAW), the United Steelworkers (USW), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), the Communication Workers of America (CWA), and the International Association of Machinists (IAM).
Prior to joining the firm, he served as associate general counsel for the IBT in Washington, DC. Prior to that, he was an attorney/adviser to the NLRB. He was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as a conferee to the White House Conference for a Drug-Free America. Joe also served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught labor law.
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1976, J.D.
University of Notre Dame, 1972, B.A.
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Winner, The National Law Journal’s Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2014)
Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Noted in The Legal 500 for Labor-Management Relations (2011–2014)
Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2007–2012)
Listed, Guide to the World's Leading Labour & Employment Lawyers 2007 (Expert Guides)
Transportation Industry’s Motor Carrier Representative, Federal Bar Association, Working Group on Testing for Substance Use and Abuse in the Transportation Industry
Member, American Bar Association
Conferee, White House Conference for a Drug-Free America