Judge Profile

Saliann Scarpulla

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Commercial Division, Appointed (February 2014)
  • Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Elected, 2013 to 2026
  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, New York County, Civil, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau, 2009 to 2012
  • Judge, New York City Civil Court, New York County, Elected, 2002 to 2011

Other Professional Experience:

  • Court Attorney, New York State Unified Court System, Justice Eileen Bransten's, 1999 to 2001
  • Senior Vice President and Bank Counsel, Hudson United Bank, 1997 to 1999
  • Counsel/Senior Litigator, FDIC New York Legal Services Office, 1993 to 1997
  • Litigation Associate, Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn, 1988 to 1993
  • Court Attorney, Justice Alvin F. Klein's, 1986 to 1987


  • J.D., Brooklyn School of Law, 1986
  • B.A., Boston University, 1982

Admission to the Bar:

  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1991
  • NYS, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1987
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1987
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1987

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Columbian Lawyers Association
  • Member, Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • Member, Catholic Lawyers Guild
  • Member, Metropolitan Women's Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Women Judges
  • Former Member, New Jersey Bar Association
  • Former Member, New Jersey Bankers Association
Profile provided by the New York State Office of Court Administration.