David Pucino

Staff Attorney, Giffords Law Center

David Pucino Square

David Pucino joined Giffords Law Center as a staff attorney in May 2018. As part of Giffords Law Center’s litigation team, David pursues affirmative litigation and defends laws that enhance firearm safety. He drafts and analyzes legislation to promote federal, state, and local policies designed to prevent gun violence. David also helps manage the Firearms Accountability Counsel Taskforce (FACT), a joint effort by Giffords Law Center, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and the Brennan Center for Justice, working with the nation’s preeminent law firms to reduce gun violence.

Before joining Giffords Law Center, David was a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. David’s practice included securities and employment matters, as well as extensive work with FACT. He was part of a team that challenged the presidential proclamation banning nationals from Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States. David holds a BA from Providence College, an AM in English and American Literature from Washington University in St. Louis, and a JD from Columbia Law School.