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Posted: January 31, 2014

Justice Saliann Scarpulla Appointed to New York County Commercial Division

On January 18, 2014, we posted that Governor Cuomo had announced the appointment of Justice Barbara R. Kapnick of the New York County Commercial Division to the First Department.  We have been informed that Justice Saliann Scarpulla of the New York County Supreme Court has been selected to replace Justice Kapnick as a Justice of the Commercial Division.

Justice Scarpulla currently is a Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County.  She was appointed as an Acting Justice 2009 and was elected in 2013.  Justice Scarpulla also served as Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, New York County from 2002 to 2008 and as Justice Eileen Bransten’s Court Attorney from 1999 to 2001. From 1997 to 1999 she was Senior Vice President and Bank Counsel at Hudson United Bank and from 1993 to 1997 worked for the FDIC New York Legal Services Office as a Counsel/Senior Litigator. Prior to that she was a litigation associate with the firm of Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn and a court attorney for Justice Alvin F. Klein’s. She is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and Boston University.

Congratulations to Justice Scarpulla.

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