Careers | Romano Law

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We are a team of innovative problem solvers. 

Romano Law is a boutique law firm with a talented and diverse team. Located in downtown Manhattan, we focus on business law, entertainment, litigation and disputes. Whatever “traditional” thoughts you might have about law firms, that’s not us. We’re professional but modern. We do things differently and are constantly working on building, growing and improving.  We have a strong, team-oriented culture.  We’re all about getting things done, providing excellent service to our clients and having fun along the way. 

We’re looking for dynamic, energetic, and thoughtful people.

Office Manager

You:

  • Are a problem-solver: you anticipate change, troubleshoot issues as they arise, making necessary adjustments while always having a plan B in place.
  • Come to us with suggested solutions if an issue arises.
  • Are a visible member of the administrative team and a trusted advisor to the leadership team (you are handling financials, after all).
  • Are confident, well-organized and prepared.
  • Able to manage competing priorities and help the team do the same.
  • Have a collaborative work style.
  • Have a “roll-up your sleeves”, can-do attitude.
  • Are motivated, friendly and you love what you do.
  • Are practical and resourceful.  You think big picture but are also attentive to detail.
  • Communicate effectively and are always courteous and professional.
  • Present yourself with a professional demeanor, internally and externally.
  • Excel under pressure, maintaining a calm disposition.

What You’ll Need:

  • At least 3 years bookkeeping and administrative experience.
  • Familiarity with AR, AP, budgeting, reconciling and running P&L reports.
  • You are well experienced and comfortable with Quickbooks.
  • Amazing customer service skills.  You’re always responsive, punctual and proactive.  You keep clients and the team well-informed.

You Would:

  • Work with our Managing Partner and for our leadership team to help run the law firm with a focus on the financials.
  • Be a key team member.

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 and legal matters.if there’s one thing we’re not around here, it’s bored.

To Be Considered

  • Please email your resume and cover letter under the subject line “Office Manager” to careers@romanolaw.com.
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) your pay requirements, (b) if you are available to work full-time, and (c) who was the first mayor of New York City.

Your application will only be considered if you have followed all of the instructions above.

Virtual Assistant

You

  • Are a motivated, friendly and stellar virtual admin. You are practical and resourceful, with attention to detail.
  • Communicate effectively, with a desire to get things done. You have amazing customer service skills and treat everyone with respect.
  • Are well-organized, punctual, courteous and professional. You enjoy learning and improving.
  • Have extensive experience with Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel (and possibly QuickBooks).

You would

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

To be considered

Please email your resume and cover letter under the subject line “Reliable, Resourceful, and Proactive Virtual Assistant” to careers@romanolaw.com.

In your cover letter, please tell us (a) what your pay requirements are, (b) if you are available during regular business hours (9 am to 5 pm ET), (c) if you have a stable high speed Internet connection, (d) whether you are looking for part-time work or full-time work, and (e) who was the architect of the Eiffel Tower.

Your application will only be considered if (a) you have the requisite characteristics, and (b) you have carefully read all of the above.

Client Development Director

Who We’re Looking For

  • You have excellent business development skills. You are motivated, friendly and love what you do.  You are well-organized, practical and resourceful.  You think big picture, but are attentive to detail.
  • You communicate effectively and are always courteous and professional.
  • It might be raining and storming outside, but your usual disposition is clear and warm. You have a great sense of humor.  You’re resilient and confident.  You enjoy learning and improving.
  • You take pride in being a professional. You treat everyone (clients and colleagues) with respect.  You are polished and poised, with good energy and a desire to get things done efficiently.
  • You have amazing customer service skills. You’re always responsive and proactive.

The Client Development Director Position

You would:

  • Manage the Client Development team.
  • Coordinate and analyze marketing and SEO initiatives.
  • Develop and track metrics to measure success of the department.
  • Follow up on business leads and marketing efforts.
  • Engage with clients, lawyers and prospects.
  • Look for ways to create new business opportunities through relationships.
  • Report to the Management Team.

To Be Considered

To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter under the subject line “Client Development Director” to careers@romanolaw.com.

Additionally, in your cover letter, please also tell us (a) what your pay requirements are, (b) if you are available to work full-time, and (c) what is the oldest skyscraper in New York City.

Please only apply if (a) you have the requisite characteristics, and (b) you have carefully read all the above.

Experienced Business Litigation Attorney

Who We’re Looking For

You are a stellar attorney with at least 3 full years of experience litigating commercial disputes in New York.  Experience litigating copyright, trademark or employment matters is a plus, but not necessary.  You are practical and resourceful.  Your legal research and writing are on point.  You take great pride in submitting a well-written and researched brief to the Court.  You understand the anatomy of a case and have drafted pleadings, discovery documents, and motions.  You have been involved in document productions and understand how the process works.  You have attended court conferences and depositions – if not as a first-chair, as a second-chair.  You love being a lawyer and in particular a litigator.  You communicate effectively, in plain-English.  You are licensed to practice law in New York.  You have a great sense of humor and litigation deadlines do not phase you.

You are positive, resilient and confident.  You are almost always prepared.  You enjoy learning and improving.  You are receptive to constructive feedback.  You treat everyone (clients, adversaries, colleagues and cleaning staff) with respect.  You are polished and poised with lots of energy.  You understand that the legal profession is a service business.  Clients love you.  You are always responsive and often proactive.  You keep your clients and the team well-informed.

You Would

  • Report to our Litigation Partner.
  • Draft, review and revise pleadings, discovery, motions and deliver practical advice.
  • As your skills grow you would attend court conferences, take depositions and argue motions.
  • 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.

Application Instructions

To be considered for this position, please email Careers@Romanolaw.com, with the subject line “Experienced Business Litigation Attorney.”  Please include (a) your resume, (b) a cover letter, (c) pay requirements, (d) an academic transcript, and (e) where are motions returnable in New York County.  In your cover letter, please briefly describe your relevant experience as a litigator.

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