SUNY Board of Trustees
Joseph W. Belluck was appointed as a member of the SUNY Board of Trustees on June 3, 2010. Effective July 1, 2010, his term on the Board expires June 30, 2017.
He graduated in 1989 with a B.S. in Sociology from Binghamton University. Joseph W. Belluck, Esq., graduated magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo School of Law in 1994, where he later served as an adjunct lecturer on mass torts. He is a partner in the Manhattan law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP, which focuses on asbestos, consumer, environmental and defective product litigation.
Mr. Belluck previously served as counsel to the New York State Attorney General, representing the State of New York in its litigation against the tobacco industry, as a judicial law clerk for Justice Lloyd Doggett of the Texas Supreme Court, and as Director of Attorney Services for Trial Lawyers Care, an organization dedicated to providing free legal assistance to victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Mr. Belluck has lectured frequently on product liability, tort law and tobacco control policy. He is an active member of several bar associations and serves as a member of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
He lives in New York City and Woodstock, with his wife Laura and two children, Olivia and William.