Lisa M. Scorsolini, Of-Counsel
As Assistant Township Attorney for the Township of Wayne, Lisa Scorsolini provides legal counsel to the Mayor, Council and Administration, drafts ordinances and resolutions, reviews contracts, and ensures compliance with the various state laws that govern New Jersey municipalities, such as the Open Public Records Act, Open Public Meetings Act, Local Public Contracts Law, Faulkner Act, and the Municipal Land Use Law.
Prior to her job with Wayne, Ms. Scorsolini was an Assistant Prosecutor/Deputy Attorney General for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, where she worked in the Domestic Violence and Trial Divisions, and appeared regularly before the Criminal and Family Divisions of the Superior Court of New Jersey, as well as the Appellate Division.
Before becoming a lawyer, Ms. Scorsolini enjoyed a career in international development, managing multi-faceted USAID and Department of State-funded projects in business support and NGO development. She worked for six years overseas in Armenia and Georgia for International Executive Service Corps and Counterpart International, respectively, following her service as a Peace Corps Volunteer (Armenia, 1997-99). She joined the Peace Corps after working for the Port Authority of NY & NJ as an International Marketing Manager with the World Trade Institute at the World Trade Center.
Ms. Scorsolini currently serves as Treasurer or PLANewark, a resident advocacy group promoting sound urban planning in Newark, New Jersey. In addition, she chairs the Project Support Committee for the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of New Jersey and sits on the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association NYC Chapter Planning Committee.
Lisa is a graduate of Seton Hall University Law School where she served as Managing Editor of the Seton Hall Circuit Review. She received her BA degree from Johns Hopkins University, double-majoring in International Studies and Hispanic and Italian Studies. She speaks Armenian and Italian, as well as English.
Johns Hopkins University, 1993
Seton Hall School of Law, 2007
Member of the New Jersey and New York Bars and the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.