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We are Innovative Problem Solvers.

Romano Law is a boutique law firm of talented and diverse people.  Located in Downtown Manhattan, we are focused on Business Law, Entertainment, Employment and Dispute Resolution.  Whatever “traditional” thoughts you might have about a law firm, that’s not us.  We do things differently.  Our team-oriented culture is professional, but modern – always working on growing and improving.  

We are all about getting things done and having fun along the way.  We’re looking for intelligent, dynamic and thoughtful people.

Why you’ll love it here:

  • You’ll be a part of a work family of really awesome people.
  • Your opinion and feedback will be valued.
  • You’ll be challenged to grow and improve.
  • You’ll be around a lot of interesting clients.  If there’s one thing we’re not around here, it’s bored.

The following positions are available:

Senior Corporate Attorney

YOU HAVE:

  • At least 12 full years of high-end corporate transactional practice.
  • Experience structuring, documenting and negotiating investment and M&A transactions; including employee stock option agreements.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state securities laws.
  • A great sense of humor.

YOU ARE:

  • Practical, prepared and resourceful.  You have excellent people skills.
  • You are licensed to practice law in New York and love being a lawyer.
  • An efficient and effective communicator, in plain-English.
  • Eager to learn and improve on the job and are receptive to constructive feedback.
  • Polished and poised with lots of energy.
  • Professional and considerate, treating everyone with respect.
  • Always responsive and often proactive, keeping your clients and the team well-informed.
  • Tired of running your own law firm or are a partner in a fledgling startup and ready to get back to being a lawyer.

YOU WOULD:

  • Report to our Managing Partner, or such other person the firm deems appropriate.
  • Draft, review and revise contracts, agreements and deliver practical advice.
  • Lead by example: with your work ethic, constructive feedback, and positive attitude.
  • Have significant client contact, and
  • Be involved in client development and the growth of the firm.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email careers@romanolaw.com, with the subject line “Senior Corporate Attorney.”
  • Please include (a) your resume, (b) a cover letter, (c) base salary requirement and (d) the number of floors in the Empire State Building, and (e) why you’d like to work at our firm.
  • In your cover letter, please describe why you want to work with us.

Please only apply if you have the requisite experience and you have carefully read all the above.

Senior Business Litigation Attorney

YOU ARE:

  • A stellar attorney with at least 12 full years of experience litigating commercial disputes.
  • Licensed to practice law in New York.
  • Practical and resourceful.
  • On point with legal research and writing.
  • Driven and take pride in submitting a well-written and researched brief to the Court.
  • Experienced in drafting pleadings, discovery documents, and motions.
  • Positive, resilient, and confident.  You are almost always prepared.
  • Eager to learn and improve on the job and are receptive to constructive feedback.
  • Polished and poised with lots of energy.
  • Respectful towards everyone- clients, adversaries, colleagues, and cleaning staff alike.
  • Always responsive and often proactive, keeping your clients and the team well-informed.

YOU HAVE:

  • Been involved in document productions and understand how the process works.
  • Attended court conferences and depositions – if not as a first-chair, as a second-chair.
  • A passion for being a lawyer and in particular a litigator.
  • Efficient and effective communication skills, in plain-English.
  • A great sense of humor and litigation deadlines do not phase you.
  • Experience litigating copyright, trademark, or employment matters (a plus, not required).

YOU WOULD:

  • Report to our Litigation Partner.
  • Draft, review and revise pleadings, discovery, motions and deliver practical advice.
  • Attend court conferences, take depositions and argue motions, as your skills grow.
  • Lead by example: with your work ethic, constructive feedback, and positive attitude.
  • Have significant client contact.
  • Be involved in client development and the growth of the firm.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Email careers@romanolaw.com, subject line “Senior Business Litigation Attorney.”
  • Please include (a) your resume, (b) a cover letter, (c) base salary requirement (d) where are motions returnable in New York County, and (e) why you’d like to work at our firm.
  • In your cover letter, please briefly describe your relevant experience as a litigator.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.

Paralegal (Entry Level)

YOU HAVE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and an interest in attending law school.
  • A great sense of humor. You’re resilient and confident.
  • Amazing client service skills. You’re always responsive and proactive.
  • A sunny disposition even when things get stormy.
  • Excellent writing skills, preferably. You enjoy learning and improving.

YOU ARE:

  • Motivated, friendly and love what you do.
  • Well-organized and resourceful. You think big picture but are attentive to detail.
  • Polished and poised, with good energy and a desire to get things done efficiently.
  • Courteous and professional, treating everyone (clients and colleagues) with respect.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good under pressure and with meeting deadlines.

YOU WOULD:

  • Draft and file court documents.
  • Conduct research.
  • Prepare materials for case preparation.
  • Organize documents for attorney review.
  • Prepare, organize, and file documents and correspondence.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as scheduling and logistics.
  • Report to our attorneys.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@romanolaw.com.
  • In your email, please use the subject line “Paralegal (Entry Level).”
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) base salary requirement, (b) college GPA, (c) the name of the city that the movie “The Sixth Sense” is set in, and (d) why you’d like to work at our firm.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.

Virtual Assistant

YOU ARE:

  • Motivated, friendly and a stellar virtual admin.
  • You are practical and resourceful, with attention to detail.
  • Effective in your communication, with a desire to get things done.
  • Well-organized, punctual, courteous and professional.  You enjoy learning and improving.

YOU HAVE:

  • Amazing customer service skills and treat everyone with respect.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel (and possibly QuickBooks).
  • A stable high-speed Internet connection.

YOU WOULD:

  • Schedule meetings, manage calendars, make reservations and plan travel.
  • Assist with research, organizing digital files, managing Excel spreadsheets.
  • Help with data entry and other clerical responsibilities.
  • Engage with clients, third-party vendors, and others by Zoom, phone, and email.
  • Leave a lasting impression: with your work ethic and positive attitude.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@romanolaw.com. 
  • In your email, please use the subject line “Reliable and Proactive VA.”
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) base salary requirement, (b) the architect of the Eiffel Tower, and (c) why you’d like to work at our firm.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.