Mancuso Rubin & Fufidio - Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers

George E. Fufidio, Jr., Esq.


  • University of Miami, J.D., 1982
  • Fordham University, B.S., 1979


  • New York and Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1997

George Fufidio is a graduate of Fordham University and received his law degree from University of Miami.  He served as Deputy Bureau Chief of the Homicide and Special Investigations Bureau in the District Attorney’s office in Westchester County.  As a prosecutor, he investigated and tried criminal cases that included murder, robbery, and serious drug felonies.  In private practice since 1988, he has represented clients in all criminal law cases, with a focus on white-collar crimes, drug crimes, driving violations, DWI/DUI, confidential corporate investigations, and those with weapons charges.  In addition to his criminal defense practice, Mr. Fufidio serves as an Administrative Law Judge in Westchester County and lectures on criminal law at Pace Law School CLE.  Mr. Fufidio is recognized for his outstanding legal work with an AV peer review and firm rating by Martindale-Hubbell—which is its highest rating signifying professional excellence and the highest level of skill and integrity. Mr. Fufidio has been selected as a New York Super Lawyer in Criminal Defense in 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2014, which places him in the top five percent of all criminal defense attorneys in the New York Metropolitan area as seen in the New York Times and Westchester Magazine. Mr. Fufidio has been selected as a member of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers in New York by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2015.

Practice Areas:


    • Criminal law

  • White-collar
  • Drug crimes
  • Driving violations
  • Confidential investigations
  • Weapons charges

Peer Review Rating:  AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review


  • Westchester County Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Criminal Justice Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County
    • President, 1997–1998
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • Born: Bronx, New York, May 8, 1957
  • Selected, New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition, 2008
  • Lecturer, Criminal Law, Pace Law School CLE
  • Administrative Law Judge, Westchester County
  • Assistant District Attorney, Westchester County District Attorney's Office, 1982–1988
    • Deputy Bureau Chief, Homicide and Special Investigations Bureau

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Mancuso, Rubin & Fufidio serves clients throughout Westchester County, Rockland County, Putnam County, the Bronx, & Manhattan, New York, including communities such as White Plains, Harrison, Hartsdale, New Rochelle, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, Ossining, Tarrytown, Yonkers, and Yorktown Heights.