Edward J. Scarillo, Jr.



Edward (EJ) Scarillo represents clients in a variety of commercial litigations, including in matters related to broker-dealers and financial industry clients before FINRA, as well as in business torts, contract disputes and consumer class actions in state and federal court.

EJ is a member of the firm’s Best Interest Compliance cross-disciplinary team, which advises Financial Services clients and prepares them for the changing regulatory landscape. He contributes to the firm's Broker-Dealer Law Blog, which provides practical insights on litigation, regulatory, compliance and fiduciary issues impacting broker-dealers.

During law school, EJ was a student attorney at Seton Hall’s Immigrants’ Rights and International Human Rights Clinic. At the clinic, he handled all aspects of an asylum claim and successfully obtained asylum for a detained refugee at a full merits hearing. EJ served as a legal extern for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Law Division, where he researched federal and state consumer laws and drafted memoranda covering consumer fraud, corporation and transportation laws. EJ was also an intern for the Honorable Steven C. Mannion, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He was a summer associate with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in 2016.

Personal Interests

EJ is an avid baseball fan and film enthusiast.


Bar Admissions

New Jersey
New York


Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Seton Hall Circuit Review - Comments Editor (2017)

Seton Hall University
B.A. summa cum laude (2013)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
  • Participant in Florham Park’s Law2Life Program, which assists students at Eastside High School in Paterson, NJ in preparing for a yearly mock-trial heard before a NJ State and Federal District Judge
  • Represents indigent tenants as part of the Morris County Tenancy Project
  • Represents a non-violent individual convicted of misdemeanor offenses in appealing his constitutional and criminal issues before the New Jersey Appellate Division


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020-21 
  • Seton Hall University School of Law — Outstanding Award for Contribution to the Immigrants’ Rights and International Human Rights Clinic, Center for Social Justice
  • Seton Hall University School of Law — Best Brief, Appellate Advocacy
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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