Michael L. Brungo is a Partner with Maiello Brungo & Maiello, LLP. The focus of Mr. Brungo’s practice is the representation of public entities such as school districts, municipalities, and municipal authorities on issues ranging from special education, student rights and constitutional and civil rights issues to teacher tenure and personnel actions. Mr. Brungo also represents public and private entities regarding employment matters such as hiring and discipline, defending claims of discrimination, and negotiating terms and conditions of employment.
Mr. Brungo’s work with public entities has extended to appearing before various public agencies and courts. Additionally, he has negotiated collective bargaining agreements and engaged in interest and grievance arbitration on behalf of his clients. Mr. Brungo has extensive experience in litigation of special education matters; labor and employment matters, including discrimination and personnel-related issues; and civil rights matters.
Mr. Brungo has been named a Pennsylvania Schools & Education Super Lawyer for 2011-2014 and 2020-2023. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state receive this honor through peer recognition and professional achievement. He is also recognized as a Best Lawyer® in the 2021-2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law—Management and Litigation—Labor and Employment.
Mr. Brungo is a former adjunct professor in the St. Francis College Industrial Relations Graduate Program. He also conducts seminars on various education, labor and personnel issues, including discrimination, civil rights, special education, and public employee tenure.