Careers

Join Our Team

We are a growing Business and Entertainment law firm in the Financial District.  We love what we do.  We’re professional, but we’re also friendly and approachable.  We are committed to building a motivated team of collaborative attorneys, administrative staff, law clerks and interns/externs.

Administrative Assistant

Who We’re Looking For:

  1.  You have amazing customer service skills.  Clients love you.  You’re always responsive, punctual and proactive.  You keep clients and the team well-informed.
  2.  You are motivated, friendly and you love what you do.  You are practical and resourceful.  You think big picture, but are also attentive to detail.  Basically, your admin skills are on point.
  3.  You communicate effectively and are always courteous and professional.
  4.  You’re positive and resilient.  You have a great sense of humor.  You are confident, well-organized and almost always prepared.  You enjoy learning and improving.
  5.  You take pride in being professional.  You treat everyone (clients and colleagues) with respect.  You are polished and poised, with good energy and a desire to get things done right.

You would:

  1.  Assist our Office Manager with various administrative assignments, supporting the management, legal and client development teams.
  2.  Engage with clients, lawyers, and others in person, by phone and email.
  3.  Coordinate firm marketing initiatives like social media and networking events.
  4.  Leave a lasting impression: with your work ethic, constructive feedback and positive attitude.

To Be Considered:

  1.  Please email your resume and cover letter under the subject line “Administrative Assistant” to careers@romanolaw.com.
  2.  In your cover letter, please tell us (a) your pay requirements, (b) if you are available to work full-time, and (c) who designed the Guggenheim in Manhattan

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

Experienced Litigation Associate

Who We’re Looking For

You are a stellar attorney with at least 2-3 years in business litigation.  You are practical and resourceful.  You think big picture, but you are also attentive to detail.   legal skills are on point. You love being a lawyer. You communicate effectively, in plain-English.  You avoid legalese, unless absolutely necessary. You’re licensed in at least NY or CA. It might be raining and storming outside, but the forecast of your disposition is clear skies and sunny.  You have a great sense of humor.  You are positive and resilient.  You are confident and almost always prepared.  You enjoy learning and improving. You take pride in being a professional.  You treat everyone (clients, adversaries, colleagues and cleaning staff) with respect.  You are polished and poised with high-speed energy. You realized long ago that the legal profession is a services business.  You have amazing customer service skills.  Clients love you.  You’re always responsive and often proactive.  You keep your clients and the team well-informed.

You Would

  • Lead by example: with your work ethic, constructive feedback, and positive attitude.
  • Report to one of our Co-Managing Attorneys.
  • Draft, review and revise legal documents, and deliver practical advice.
  • Have significant client contact.
  • Participate in our brief daily team meetings.
  • 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 “Mid-Level Associate – 2019.”  Please include your (a) resume, (b) cover letter, and (c) pay requirements. Additionally, in your cover letter, please briefly describe your relevant experience in business litigation or venture capital and corporate law, and the date of Apple’s IPO. Please only apply if you have the requisite experience and you have carefully read all the above.

Fall 2019 Legal Externship

Who We Are:

We are a growing Business and Entertainment boutique law firm in the Financial District.  We love what we do.  Every day, we get to help creative and innovative people accomplish cool things.  We’re always professional, but we’re also a friendly group.  We like each other.  Building a motivated team of collaborative legal professionals is our top priority.

We are looking for highly motivated and meticulous students who are interested in our practice and eager to learn.

Qualifications: 

  • Rising 2L or 3L candidates
  • Strong academics – minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Research and writing skills
  • Contract drafting skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Duties include: 

  • Legal research and drafting,
  • Contract review and revision, and
  • Research and writing articles on legal topics.

Students will also have opportunities to:

  • Participate in client meetings,
  • Observe client negotiations, and
  • Be exposed to the business of law and legal marketing.

Please note that we only accept applications for legal externs who receive academic credit from their law school for the placement.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript and a writing sample (preferably contracts or memos) via email to careers@romanolaw.com, using the subject line “Fall 2019 Legal Intern.”  In the body of the email, please tell us the winner of the 2011 Academy Award for Best Picture.

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