Domenic Romano is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Romano Law, a Business, Corporate, Sports and Entertainment Law firm located in the Financial District of New York City. Romano Law negotiates legal agreements, drafts protective contracts and provides legal advice tailored to the unique needs of businesses, companies and commercial artists. The firm’s emphasis is on the long term and its approach is international.
A graduate of McGill University, Romano received a law degree from Oxford University, a LL.M. in International Business from Columbia University School of Law and an LL.B. from Dalhousie University. He is admitted to practice in New York State (1993) and in Ontario, Canada (1996).
Before founding Romano Law in 2003, he was an international corporate attorney at a large Manhattan law firm and at a large company in Toronto, Canada.
Domenic is a member of the Business Law Section and the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and a former member of both the Corporation Law and the Entertainment and Sports Law Committees of the New York County Lawyers Association.
He has lectured on business law issues at the New York Public Library's Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), the Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO), and the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE). In addition, he has served on the board of directors of both the American National Theatre (ANT) and STREETS International, a non-profit organization serving disadvantaged youth in underdeveloped nations.
Additionally, Domenic is the founding member and organizer of the Business Lawyers Group, a diverse network of exceptionally qualified and experienced attorneys engaged in a wide range of law practice areas including Litigation, Intellectual Property, Employment, Tax, Real Estate, Immigration, Matrimonial, Criminal, Aviation, Insurance, Trusts & Estates, and Bankruptcy. He is also the founder of the Entertainment and Sports Professionals Group, the Design and Fashion Professionals Group, and the Entertainment Lawyers Group, all based in New York City.
(c) 2009-2015 Romano Law PLLC
Languages Spoken: Italian, French, English
Licensed since 1993
Hourly ($275-525/hour), Contingent (5-33%), Fixed (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Outstanding Service Award||Workshop in Business Opportunities||2010|
|Managing Member||Romano Law PLLC (New York)||2002 - Present|
|Associate||HAHN & HESSEN LLP (New York)||2000 - 2001|
|Associate||BROWN RAYSMAN MILLSTEIN FELDER & STEINER LLP (New York)||1999 - 2000|
|Associate||JONES, DAY, REAVIS & POGUE (New York)||1998 - 1999|
|Associate||HAHN & HESSEN LLP (New York)||1997 - 1998|
|Legal Counsel||CONNAUGHT LABORATORIES LTD. (RHONE POULENC) (Toronto)||1996 - 1997|
|Articling Associate||OSLER, HOSKIN & HARCOURT LLP (Toronto)||1994 - 1995|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section||Member||1997 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section||Member||1997 - Present|
|Business Lawyers Group||Founding Member||1995 - Present|
|Corporate Counsel's International Adviser||Redefining Corporate Liability||1995|
|Columbia University School of Law||International Business Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||1992|
|University of Oxford||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|McGill University||Political Science||MA - Masters||1989|
|McGill University||History & Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Dalhousie University School of Law||Law (Canada)||LL.B - Bachelor of Laws||N/A|
|Producers Guild of America (PGA) - February||WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND? - A Legal Q&A||2015|
|Columbia University MFA Film Program April||Exit Strategies: Lawyers & Legal||2015|
|Producers Guild of America (PGA)||Contracts for Producers||2014|
|CLE Seminer - Hudson Valley Bank - May||Lawyer's Guide to Filmmaking||2014|
|WIBO - Workshop in Business Opportunities||Law & Ethics: How to Build a Growing Profitable Business||2011|
|IIFF Financing Townhall in Manhattan (October 2011)||Film Financing||2011|
|Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) Speaker Series||Legal Seminar for Business Owners||2010|
|Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) Speaker Series||Legal Seminar for Business Owners||2009|
|ICE Culinary Management Program||Legal Considerations for Business Owners||2009|
|ICE Culinary Management Program||Legal Considerations for Business Owners||2008|
|ICE Culinary Management Program||Legal Considerations for Business Owners||2007|
|ICE Culinary Management Program||Legal Considerations for Business Owners||2006|