Scarinci founded Scarinci Hollenbeck in 1988 and has since been its firmwide managing partner, overseeing more than 60 attorneys in New Jersey, New York, and Washington, D.C. Scarinci has been a prominent voice in constitutional law since the 1980s and edits the award-winning Constitutional Law Reporter.
Over the years, Scarinci has expanded the firm from a small eight-person shop focused on public and municipal law to a regional leader environmental, land use, commercial real estate, transactional, intellectual property, and cannabis.
He currently serves as corporation counsel to the City of Union City and the Town of West New York. He previously served as counsel to the New Jersey State Assembly and as counsel to the Democratic members of both the Congressional and Legislative Redistricting Commissions in New Jersey. Scarinci is one of around 100 lawyers in the state designated as a diplomate in municipal law.
Navigating his firm through the pandemic, though revenue was down, profit was up. By Fall 2020, just about every employee furloughed earlier in the pandemic was back, and those who didn’t come back, got help in finding new jobs.
In addition, since 2007 Scarinci has been appointed by five separate Secretaries of the Treasury to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission, which considers and approves all designs for American coinage. Scarinci is a sought-after columnist and has written numerous pieces for the Observer and for InsiderNJ.