Augello, Michael

Augello, Michael

Contract Partner


Michael Augello is a partner at DeCotiis and a member of the Litigation and Municipal Law Practice Groups.

Mr. Augello appears regularly before the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey and New York representing both public and private clients in cases involving constitutional, commercial, employment, contract, and insurance law. He also serves as general counsel to municipalities and other public agencies in New Jersey. His experience in municipal and government law includes contract procurement, land use, personnel matters, shared services, and employment contracts.

Mr. Augello is a 2003 graduate of The George Washington University where he received his B.A. in English with a minor in Creative Writing. While completing his undergraduate studies, Mr. Augello served as a staff writer for The Hatchet, the University's independent newspaper. He also served as the research and writing assistant to Suzannah Lessard, the recipient of the 2002-2003 Jenny McKean Moore Fellowship for creative non-fiction.

Mr. Augello graduated from New England School of Law in 2007. Prior to entering private practice, he served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert C. Wilson, J.S.C. in the Bergen County Superior Court. Mr. Augello is a graduate of the Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court and has lived in New Jersey for 32 years.


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2007
  • George Washington University
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Honors: Staff Writer, The Hatchet
    • Honors: Research and Writing Assistant, Suzannah Lessard
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Creative Writing

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007
  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007

Practice Areas

  • Municipal Law
  • Litigation

Past Positions

  • Honorable Robert C. Wilson, J.S.C., Bergen County Superior Court, Judicial Law Clerk, 2007 to 2008