Hon. Anthony  Scarpino, Jr.

Litigation Department


The New York State Bar (1977)

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (1984)

The United States Supreme Court (1991)


Syracuse University College of Law (1976)

University of Connecticut (1973)



  • Co-Chair – State of New York Unified Court System, Simplification Committee, Miscellaneous Issues
  • Chair – Ninth Judicial District Pro Bono Committee
  • Pace Law School Board of Visitors
  • Faculty Member – NYS Trial Lawyers Association
  • Faculty Member – NYS Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section
  • Faculty Member – NYS Bar Association Elder Law Section (2012)
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Westchester County Women’s Bar Association
  • Columbian Lawyer’s Association Board of Directors
  • Mount Vernon Bar Association Board of Governors
  • Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • New York State Association of Surrogate Court Judges
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Beta Gama Sigma Business Fraternity
  • Office of Court Administration’s Guardianship Advisory Committee



  • 2015 Legal Services of the Hudson Valley “Access to Justice” Award
  • 2012 Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission “Highly Qualified” determination as a judge
  • 2012 – The Rev. Joseph A. DeSanto, PhD ’66 Criminal Justice Award – lona College
  • 2010 Westchester County Bar Association “Well Qualified” as a judge
  • 2010 Westchester Women’s Bar Association “Outstanding” as a judge
  • 2009 Honoree, Distinguished Service Award – Columbian Lawyers Association
  • 2007 Honoree, Justice for All Award – Westchester Women’s Bar Association
  • 2006 Recognition by Lawdragon Magazine as one of the top 500 judges in the United States
  • 2006 Honoree – Westchester County Bar Association; 1991 – Columbia Police Association Man of the Year
  • 1991- Columbia Police Association Man of the Year


The Hon. Anthony Scarpino, Jr., Westchester County’s former District Attorney,  is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department.

As Westchester County DA, the Hon. Anthony Scarpino, Jr. enacted sweeping criminal justice reform, including putting in place the Discovery statute, ending cash-bail and pre-trial detention for non-qualifying cases, and “Raising the Age” for teen offenders.  He enjoyed a 30-year career as a judge in Westchester County, including on the New York State Supreme Court for the Ninth Judicial District.  Further, the Hon. Anthony Scarpino, Jr. was elected Westchester County Surrogate in 2000, was re-elected in 2010, and has been widely recognized for his work.  Earlier in his career, the Hon. Anthony Scarpino, Jr. was a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.