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Anthony Contente-Cuomo

Anthony Contente-Cuomo
Mr. Contente-Cuomo represents school districts, community colleges, municipalities, CTEDs, and charter schools in a wide variety of legal matters.
In representing government entities, Mr. Contente-Cuomo offers counsel concerning Public Records Law, Open Meeting Law, human resource issues, funding issues, litigation strategies and general legal issues.
A former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, Mr. Contente-Cuomo has represented clients in EEOC, OCR, Attorney General, Auditor General, and internal human resource-related investigations. He also drafts intergovernmental agreements, employment contracts, procurement documents, vendor contracts, operating policies, legal alerts, and risk management type advisory documents.
Mr. Contente-Cuomo conducts employee termination/disciplinary hearings (including drafting required documents), and addresses FERPA, FMLA, FLSA, ADA (including negotiating reasonable accommodations), workers’ compensation (including representing entities during hearings), USERRA, and ADEA issues. He has also worked with public entities seeking to provide educational courses regarding Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“drones”) and interacted with regards to such courses with the FAA.
In addition to the above, Mr. Contente-Cuomo drafts meeting agendas, conducts executive sessions with governing bodies, drafts procurement documents (including responding to bid protests), responds to public records requestors (including redacting the documents provided), and responds to employee and public grievances.

Practice Areas

Education Law

Employment Law

Municipal Law

Court Admissions

Arizona, 2007

U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2008


J.D., Pace University School of Law, 2006

B.A., New York University, 2000

Language Fluency



Professional Memberships
and Activities

State Bar of Arizona: Labor and Employment Section; Government Section; School/Education Section

Honors and Awards

AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®

Community Leadership

Tempe Leadership, Class 32, 2015-2016