Donald Scarinci

Donald Scarinci

Attorney Profile

Top Rated State, Local & Municipal Attorney in Lyndhurst, NJ

Scarinci Hollenbeck, LLC
 | 1100 Valley Brook Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Phone: 201-896-4100
Fax: 201-896-8660
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • State, Local & Municipal (70%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Constitutional Law (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Donald Scarinci is the Founding Partner of Scarinci Hollenbeck. Mr. Scarinci focuses his practice on Municipal Law, School Law, Business and Health Care Law. He is known for his represention of public institutions and businesses that interact with government.

Over the years, Mr. Scarinci has achieved a high level of recognition for his work with public entities throughout the entire state of New Jersey. He has worked with some of the largest New Jersey municipalities and counties, as well as numerous planning and zoning boards, economic development authorities, school boards, utility authorities, and other public sector entities at every level of municipal, county, regional and state government.

Mr. Scarinci 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 Democratic members of both the Congressional and Legislative Redistricting Commissions in New Jersey. Mr. Scarinci has been designated as a Diplomate in Municipal Law, is an Associate Counsel to the New Jersey League of Municipalities, a Trustee of the Institute of Local Government Attorneys, and was formerly Counsel to the New Jersey State Assembly.

Mr. Scarinci has lectured and written extensively on subjects such as campaign finance reform and municipal law. He is the author of “David Brearley and the Making of the United States Constitution,” a historical biography about David Brearley, signer of the Constitution from the State of New Jersey and the first Federal District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey (1789). He also authored, “Redistricting and the Politics of Reform,” published in 2010.

Mr. Scarinci has been appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States to serve on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Commission. The Commission considers and approves all designs for American coinage. He is recognized internationally as an authority on medallic art and has written and spoken extensively on the subject. His most recent book "Coin of the Year", Celebrating Three Decades of the Best in Coin Design and Craftsmanship was published by Krause Publications in July, 2015.

About Donald Scarinci

Admitted: 1983, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Donald Scarinci was recently chosen among Bergen County's top lawyers in the June 2011 issue of 201 Magazine. 201 Magazine is a publication specializing in Bergen County. Distributed by the North Jersey Media Group, the periodical provides readers with reviews and insight involving commercial and social life in the Bergen County area. Mr. Scarinci was chosen by his peers as among the best attorneys in his respective specialties. According to the publication, candiadates were selected through a survey conducted by Professional Research Services. An online questionaire was sent to over a thousand local attorneys, who were asked to recommend three colleagues in each area of law. Donald Scarinci was selected as one of the best business litigation attorneys in Bergen County. , Bergen County's Top Lawyers, 201 Magazine - The Men's Issue (, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Scarinci Hollenbeck provides a Pro Bono website on Constitutional Law.  


Industry Groups

  • Constitutional Law
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Office Location for Donald Scarinci

1100 Valley Brook Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

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Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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