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J. J.Pelligra


"After growing up watching my father build his own practice, I try to honor his memory each day by making a difference through serving others."



J. J. primarily concentrates his practice on commercial and intellectual property litigation as well as criminal white collar and financial regulatory matters. As a former state and federal law clerk, J. J. has experience assisting with complex civil and criminal matters. He also worked with prosecutors and self-regulatory organizations during his time at the NJ Office of the Attorney General and FINRA.

Bar Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • Union County Bar Association

Prior Experience

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA), Market Regulations Legal Intern
  • NJ Office of the Attorney General, Securities Fraud Prosecution Intern
  • NYS Supreme Court and NYC Civil Court to Judge Eddie McShan, Judicial Intern
  • New Jersey Devils (NHL), Business Development Manager

Judicial Clerkships

  • US District Court for the Northern District of New York, Judge Frederick Scullin Jr.
  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Judge Regina Caulfield

Selected Community Activities

  • Onondaga County Volunteer Lawyer Project
  • Special Olympics New York, Volunteer

Selected Honors

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Appellate Advocacy Best Argument, 2016
  • Colgate University, Men’s Varsity Soccer Team, Patriot League Champion, 2007

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