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Deputy Counsel for the Commandant of the Marine Corps

Mr. Anthony Verducci

Deputy Counsel for the Commandant

United States Marine Corps

Mr. Anthony (Tony) Verducci is Deputy Counsel for the Commandant, United States Marine Corps.  As Deputy Counsel, Mr. Verducci is responsible to assist the Counsel in his duties as the senior legal advisor to the Commandant, Assistant Commandant, the Deputy Commandants, and numerous other top officials of the Marine Corps providing advice and counsel on the full spectrum of business and other related legal issues.  He supervises over 100 civilian and Marine judge advocate attorneys and support staff located at Headquarters, Marine Corps and fourteen field offices worldwide.  Mr. Verducci was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2016. 

Previously, from 2015 to 2019, Mr. Verducci served as Counsel, Military Sealift Command.  He was responsible for the entire scope of business law practice for a command that operated more than 110 ships in support of worldwide assured logistics.  Mr. Verducci served as Deputy Counsel, Military Sealift Command from 2010 until his promotion to senior executive service in January 2016.  Mr. Verducci is a retired Marine Corps judge advocate who gained experience in private practice and at the Department of Commerce before he joined the Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel as a civilian attorney.  His Navy OGC assignments include litigation roles in the Office of Civilian Human Resources and the Naval Sea Systems Command and program management in OGC’s Central Office. 

A native of Glen Ridge, New Jersey, Mr. Verducci received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Arts Degree from Webster University, a Juris Doctor from the Seton Hall University School of Law, and a Master of Laws in Labor and Employment Law from the Georgetown University Law Center.