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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

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Practice areas


  1. Entertainment: 50%
    23 years
  2. Business: 50%
    23 years



Hourly ($275-525/hour), contingent (5-33%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Ian Scott Immigration Attorney
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    I endorse this lawyer for his strong work ethic, integrity, creativity and insight. Domenic is a transaction guru, universally respected by his peers in the business and entertainment worlds.


    Richard Weltman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Romano Law PLLC

55 Broad Street
18th Floor
New York, NY, 10004


NYCurrently registered 199303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Outstanding Service AwardWorkshop in Business Opportunities2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberRomano Law PLLC (New York)2002 - Present
AssociateHAHN & HESSEN LLP (New York)2000 - 2001
AssociateJONES, DAY, REAVIS & POGUE (New York)1998 - 1999
AssociateHAHN & HESSEN LLP (New York)1997 - 1998
Articling AssociateOSLER, HOSKIN & HARCOURT LLP (Toronto)1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember1997 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionMember1997 - Present
Business Lawyers GroupFounding Member1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Business Attorney & Entertainment Lawyer - No Legal CasesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Corporate Counsel's International AdviserRedefining Corporate Liability1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawInternational Business LawLL.M - Master of Laws1992
University of OxfordLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
McGill UniversityPolitical ScienceMA - Masters1989
McGill UniversityHistory & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Dalhousie University School of LawLaw (Canada)LL.B - Bachelor of LawsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Producers Guild of America (PGA) - FebruaryWHAT'S ON YOUR MIND? - A Legal Q&A2015
Columbia University MFA Film Program AprilExit Strategies: Lawyers & Legal2015
Producers Guild of America (PGA)Contracts for Producers2014
CLE Seminer - Hudson Valley Bank - MayLawyer's Guide to Filmmaking2014
WIBO - Workshop in Business OpportunitiesLaw & Ethics: How to Build a Growing Profitable Business2011
IIFF Financing Townhall in Manhattan (October 2011)Film Financing2011
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) Speaker SeriesLegal Seminar for Business Owners2010
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) Speaker SeriesLegal Seminar for Business Owners2009
ICE Culinary Management ProgramLegal Considerations for Business Owners2009
ICE Culinary Management ProgramLegal Considerations for Business Owners2008
ICE Culinary Management ProgramLegal Considerations for Business Owners2007
ICE Culinary Management ProgramLegal Considerations for Business Owners2006