The Honorable Frank Ciuffani (Ret.) has been honored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) at their Gala held on April 9, 2019, for his impact on and positive contributions to the Italian American community. Hosted at Cipriani 42nd street, the NIAF Gala is a distinguished annual event that highlights the very best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences – along with celebrating some of the most notable luminaries of the Italian American community.
As General Counsel at Wilentz, Judge Ciuffani serves as the firm’s key advisor concerning the law governing lawyers, governance issues, risk management, and policy implementation. In addition to his role as General Counsel, Judge Ciuffani focuses his practice on mediating and arbitrating complex commercial, business, employment, probate and family disputes. A certified civil trial attorney, he has also developed a special curriculum for lawyers aimed at trial preparedness.
NIAF is the largest and most faithful representative of over 25 million Italian Americans living in the United States. The Foundation aims to ensure that Italian Americans continue to keep alive and present the rich heritage of their values and cultural traditions, and to make sure that the Italian American community preserves and remembers the great contribution Italians have made to the history and progress of the United States.