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Falco A. Muscante II

Falco A. Muscante II is an associate in the firm's Pittsburgh office and is a member of the Commercial Disputes practice group. He focuses his practice on complex commercial matters in the energy, telecommunications, and construction industries. Falco has experience in motions practice and pre-trial litigation in both state and federal courts.

Falco maintains an active pro bono practice and has experience in cases concerning civil rights, religious liberty, and the First Amendment.

Falco was previously a summer associate at the firm, where he prepared memoranda after researching legal issues regarding insurance coverage, employment law, energy law, civil procedure, evidence, contract disputes, and more. Prior to joining the firm, Falco worked as a law clerk for a nonprofit public interest law firm where he assisted in litigation at the federal level, state level, and in quasi-judicial administrative agencies across multiple jurisdictions in cases involving public-sector union members.

  • Duquesne Law Review Editorial Board
  • Appellate Moot Court Board Executive Board
  • National Semi-Finalist, American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition (Topic: Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act)
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Shalom Moot Court Award
  • Best Brief and Outstanding Oral Argument Award, Duquesne University School of Law Legal Research and Writing Program
  • Grove City College Senior Man of the Year
  • Light of Life Rescue Mission
    • Board Member
    • Board Chair, Young Professional Board
  • Rejecting Common Good Constitutionalism: A Primer on Natural Law & the Common Good, 14. J. Christian Legal Thought (forthcoming 2024).
  • "Play in the Joints” Among the Religion Clauses: Rebuilding the Strong Joints the Framers Formed, 22 Ave Maria L. Rev. (forthcoming 2024).
  • Talk Should Be Cheap: The Supreme Court Has Spoken on Compelled Fees, But Universities Are Not Listening, 61 Duq. L. Rev. 124 (2023).
  • Police Brutality & Unions: Collective Bargaining is the Problem, Not Law Enforcement, 13 U. Mia. Race & Soc. Just. L. Rev. 24 (2023).
  • Private Adjudicatory Bodies Are Not Foreign or International Tribunals under 28 U.S.C. § 1782, American Bar Association (Aug. 5, 2022). 
  • Editor’s Prefaces, Vols. 9–11 Grove City College J.L. & Pub. Pol’y, ix (2018–20).
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