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Justin M. Puleo

Associate

(984) 242-1790
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Raleigh
421 Fayetteville Street
Suite 330
Raleigh, NC 27601


Education

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2011

M.S., Immunology, University of Oxford, 2006

B.A., Environmental Science and Health Policy, Harvard University, 2005

Externship

Honors

Mary and Elliott Wood Foundation Graduate
Scholar

Staff editor, Harvard Health Policy Review

Staff writer, First Amendment Law Review

Justin M. Puleo is an associate in the Raleigh office of Gordon & Rees. His practice focuses on health care regulatory, transactional, and complex litigation work. He counsels hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and other health care providers, large and small, on a wide array of matters, including those related to health reform. Mr. Puleo deals with clinical research and intellectual property issues on behalf of clients. He is a registered patent attorney and also a DRC Certified Mediator. He has experience in complex health care litigation and administrative appeals.

Mr. Puleo is a native of Pinehurst, North Carolina and comes from a family of health care providers. Both of his parents are physicians, his sister is a dentist, his aunt and sister-in-law are physician assistants, his grandmother was a nurse, and his grandfather was a veterinarian.

In addition to his health policy background, Mr. Puleo has a hard science education and has conducted HIV research at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at Oxford University, the laboratory where penicillin was first isolated. Mr. Puleo’s interdisciplinary background assists him in providing high value legal analysis for his clients. 

Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Certified Mediator

Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Health Law Section Leadership Council
  • Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Wake County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Patriot Boot Camp, assisted in obtaining mentors and sponsorship for Chapel Hill event helping military families form startup companies, July 2015
  • Judge, National High School Mock Trial Tournament, May 2015
  • Alumnus Feature in UNC School of Law Pro Bono Program Newsletter for work as an HHS Certified Marketplace Navigator with Legal Aid of North Carolina, 2014
  • Announcer, 7th Annual Bar Awards and Silent Auction, helped raise $53,000.00 to benefit Legal Aid of North Carolina, October 2014
  • The Alexander Family YMCA, Hillsborough St. Raleigh, member since January 2013
  • Raleigh Office Coordinator, Legal Aid Associate Drive, 2013
  • Raleigh Office Co-Coordinator, United Way Campaign, 2012
  • Clothing Drive Organizer, Young Lawyers Division, December, 2011
  • Interviewer of applicants to Harvard College, Harvard Club of the Research Triangle, Fall 2010
  • New Orleans Public Defenders, UNC School of Law Pro Bono Program, January 2010
  • Vice President, Student Bar Association, 2010-11
  • Full Blue, Oxford University Basketball Club, 2005-06
  • Team National Championship, Harvard Heavyweight Crew, 2003 & 2005
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Contact

(984) 242-1790

jpuleo@grsm.com


Offices

Raleigh

Education

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2011

M.S., Immunology, University of Oxford, 2006

B.A., Environmental Science and Health Policy, Harvard University, 2005

Externship

Honors

Mary and Elliott Wood Foundation Graduate
Scholar

Staff editor, Harvard Health Policy Review

Staff writer, First Amendment Law Review

Justin M. Puleo

Associate

Practices

Biography

Justin M. Puleo is an associate in the Raleigh office of Gordon & Rees. His practice focuses on health care regulatory, transactional, and complex litigation work. He counsels hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and other health care providers, large and small, on a wide array of matters, including those related to health reform. Mr. Puleo deals with clinical research and intellectual property issues on behalf of clients. He is a registered patent attorney and also a DRC Certified Mediator. He has experience in complex health care litigation and administrative appeals.

Mr. Puleo is a native of Pinehurst, North Carolina and comes from a family of health care providers. Both of his parents are physicians, his sister is a dentist, his aunt and sister-in-law are physician assistants, his grandmother was a nurse, and his grandfather was a veterinarian.

In addition to his health policy background, Mr. Puleo has a hard science education and has conducted HIV research at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at Oxford University, the laboratory where penicillin was first isolated. Mr. Puleo’s interdisciplinary background assists him in providing high value legal analysis for his clients. 

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Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Certified Mediator

Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Health Law Section Leadership Council
  • Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Wake County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Patriot Boot Camp, assisted in obtaining mentors and sponsorship for Chapel Hill event helping military families form startup companies, July 2015
  • Judge, National High School Mock Trial Tournament, May 2015
  • Alumnus Feature in UNC School of Law Pro Bono Program Newsletter for work as an HHS Certified Marketplace Navigator with Legal Aid of North Carolina, 2014
  • Announcer, 7th Annual Bar Awards and Silent Auction, helped raise $53,000.00 to benefit Legal Aid of North Carolina, October 2014
  • The Alexander Family YMCA, Hillsborough St. Raleigh, member since January 2013
  • Raleigh Office Coordinator, Legal Aid Associate Drive, 2013
  • Raleigh Office Co-Coordinator, United Way Campaign, 2012
  • Clothing Drive Organizer, Young Lawyers Division, December, 2011
  • Interviewer of applicants to Harvard College, Harvard Club of the Research Triangle, Fall 2010
  • New Orleans Public Defenders, UNC School of Law Pro Bono Program, January 2010
  • Vice President, Student Bar Association, 2010-11
  • Full Blue, Oxford University Basketball Club, 2005-06
  • Team National Championship, Harvard Heavyweight Crew, 2003 & 2005
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