Jerry Marzullo is a founding partner with the law firm of Puchalski Goodloe Marzullo, LLP. Jerry concentrates his practice in the area of public sector labor and employment law as well as public sector pension law. He has successfully represented clients in both pension and labor matters including collective bargaining, arbitrations pension hearings (representing both Applicants and Pension Boards), administrative review and declaratory judgment proceedings, and in Illinois appellate courts and Federal Courts.
Jerry is a former Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney and received his Juris Doctorate from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in January of 2004. Jerry also received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in December of 2006 with a dual concentration in Strategic Management and Managerial and Organizational Behavior. Jerry is licensed to practice law in Illinois at the State and Federal levels. He is also affiliated with the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Italian American Lawyers. He is also a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys.
Jerry has previously taught both undergraduate and Master’s Degree courses in various topics at both Morton College and Lewis University including Criminology, Criminal Procedure and Evidence, Civil Liability for Police Officers, Legal Aspects of Fire Service Management, Public Employee Labor Law and Community Planning for Fire Service
Protection. Jerry has been a frequent speaker on pension related issues for the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association at its regional seminars and annual training conferences and has also frequently spoken at the Associated Firefighters of Illinois annual pension conference and has been invited to speak this year at the Illinois Professional Firefighters Association Pension conference. He has also been invited to speak and teach Firefighters at the Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA). Jerry is also a City of Berwyn Fire Engineer (IAFF-AFFI Local 506) where he currently has fourteen years of creditable service and is President of the City of Berwyn Firefighter’s Pension Fund and an Executive Board Member of Local 506. He is a Certified Fire and Arson Investigator and Advanced Technician Firefighter.
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