Mr. Maffucci is a real-estate attorney who handles transactional matters, real-estate litigation, bankruptcy proceedings involving real estate, zoning and land use, and creditors’ rights. His subspecialties include buyer-seller disputes, landlord-tenant proceedings, tangled-title claims, partition actions, boundary disputes, and other disputes between adjoining landowners. Mr. Maffucci received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the State University of New York. He received his B.A. in 1980 with high honors from the State University College at Oneonta. He received his J.D. in 1985 from Buffalo Law School, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Buffalo Law Review. Prior to joining the firm in February 2009, Mr. Maffucci was a partner in the real-estate practice group of a large Philadelphia law firm. He has written and spoken frequently about real-estate matters. Since 1989 Mr. Maffucci has organized an annual golf tournament that has raised $250,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is a popular speaker at professional seminars, and he is a crusader in the cause of “Plain Language for Lawyers.” He speaks and writes Italian fluently.