Robert Tucci

Senior Associate Attorney

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Robert Tucci is an associate at Zipin, Amster & Greenberg, LLC.  He adopts a strategic, deliberative, and analytical approach to representation. He primarily practices in wage & hour litigation, including large multi-plaintiff collective and class actions, but has broad experience in most areas of employment law. Mr. Tucci is a pioneer in litigating claims under the Virginia Wage Payment Act, including serving as lead counsel in a case that obtained the first-ever Rule 23 class action certification on behalf of a class of approximately 500 manufacturing employees asserting claims arising under the VWPA for unpaid wages. See Stacy v. Jennmar Corp. of Va., Inc., 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82440 (W.D. Va. May 6, 2022).

Prior to joining ZAG, Mr. Tucci practiced at a boutique law firm in Northern Virginia, representing workers individually and in class and collective actions for a variety of employment issues, including wage and hour violations, FMLA claims, wrongful termination, discrimination, and retaliation. Mr. Tucci was the founder of the firm’s wage & hour collective and class action practice group and was lead counsel for all matters on the collective/class docket. Before moving to the DMV area, Mr. Tucci practiced at a boutique law firm in Cary, North Carolina, focusing on wage & hour litigation.

In another life, Mr. Tucci had a successful career in sales and management working for one of the largest telecommunications companies in the country. He achieved multiple top sales awards and was selected for a prestigious leadership development program. His proudest moment was seeing his team achieve first-place in annual sales for the region during his first year in management.

Areas of Practice

Employment Law

  • Unpaid Wages
  • Overtime Pay
  • Minimum Wage
  • Tipped Wage
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Whistleblower
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Discrimination – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Pregnancy, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Disability, and Genetic Information
  • Retaliation
  • Employment and Severance Agreements
  • Preventative Counseling
  • Defense of Employment Lawsuits
  • Drafting of Agreements and Employment Policies
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Contract Litigation

General Civil Litigation

Contract Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • US District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • US District Court for the Western District of North Carolina


  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law (2019)
  • B.S., magna cum laude with departmental highest honors, Appalachian State University (2013)

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers’ Association

Published Works

  • A Moral Minefield: Resolving the Dispute Over Legislator-Led Invocations (53 Wake Forest L. Rev. 601)

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