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Michael V. Puppio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Schools & Education Attorney in Media, PA

Raffaele Puppio
19 West Third Street
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-891-6710
Fax: 610-891-9985
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Schools & Education, General Litigation
Attorney Profile

Michael V. Puppio Jr. is a founding partner of the Raffaele Puppio firm in Media, Pennsylvania. Mr. Puppio represents clients in the areas of municipal finance, education law, litigation and municipal law. He has built a respectable reputation through a long legal career and by being an active member of the county. He has spent time as a councilman and in leadership roles for Springfield Township.

Mr. Puppio's legal career started after he earned his Juris Doctor in 1991 from the Dickinson School of Law. He clerked in the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County and was the solicitor for the Office of Employment and Training and the Delaware County Board of Assessment. He is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania and United States Supreme Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Puppio’s interest in education is evident in the many communities in which he serves as solicitor, such as the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Garnet Valley School District, Penn Delco School District, Interboro School District, Chichester School District,  Chester Community Charter School,  the Delaware County Community College, Ridley Park Borough, Glenolden Borough and Zoning Hearing Board of Collingdale. He also provides special counsel to the Upper Providence Borough and several school districts.

When it comes to handling municipal issues, Mr. Puppio draws on his experiences as a former commissioner and councilman. His duties in these positions included governing and managing an oversight budget of $300 million. He still has a fondness for civic matters and serves as the Chairman of the Springfield Township Republican Party. He was also a delegate at the last three Republican National Conventions. Mr. Puppio is well-respected by his peers, as demonstrated by his "Superb" rating through Avvo.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Schools & Education
  • 20%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Education, Schools, Litigation


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022

About Michael V. Puppio

First Admitted: 1991, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS), Trustee
  • Delaware County Republican Party, District leader
  • Independence Health Group, Current member of the Board of directors
  • Springfield Township Commissioner
  • Springfield Republican Party, Chairman, 2006
  • ARC (Advocacy Resource Center) of Delaware County, Former member


  • Republican National Conventions, national delegate, 2008 and 2012

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Delaware County Councilman, 2004 – 2008
  • Republican National Convention Delegate, 2008, 2012, 2016
  • Springfield Township Republican Party Chairman, Delaware County, 2008 – Present
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Delaware County Drug and Alcohol Commission, Vice President, 1996 – 1997
  • Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Meehan for Congress, Chairman, 7th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, 2010 – Present
  • Springfield Township Delaware County Public Safety and Budget Committee, Chairman, 2001 – 2003
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Springfield Township Republican Party, Delaware County, Chairman, 2008 – Present
  • Delaware County Bar Association
  • Independence Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Board of Directors, 2004 – Present
  • McGarrigle for State Senate, Chairman, 26th Senatorial District of Pennsylvania, 2014 – Present
  • Springfield Township Board of Commissioners, Delaware County, President, 2001 – 2003
  • Springfield Township Republican Party Ward Leader, Delaware County, 1995 – 2004
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Delaware County Drug and Alcohol Commission, President, 1997 – 2004

Educational Background

  • Dickinson College, B.S., 1988
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Office Location for Michael V. Puppio

19 West Third Street
Media, PA 19063

Phone: 610-891-6710

Fax: 610-891-9985

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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