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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:

Corporate Attorney (Experienced)

YOU HAVE:

  • At least 4 full years of corporate transactional experience.
  • Experience structuring, documenting, negotiating and executing M&A transactions.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state securities laws (a plus, but not a requirement).
  • A great sense of humor.

YOU ARE:

  • Practical and resourceful.  You are almost always prepared.
  • 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.
  • Not phased by deadlines.  Your legal research and writing are on point.

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 “Corporate Attorney (Experienced).”
  • Please include (a) your resume, (b) a cover letter, (c) pay requirements, (d) an academic transcript, and (e) the number of floors in the Empire State Building.
  • In your cover letter, please briefly describe your relevant corporate experience.

Please only apply if you have the requisite experience and you have carefully read all the 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) your pay requirements, and (b) the architect of the Eiffel Tower.

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

Business Litigation Attorney (Experienced)

YOU ARE:

  • A stellar attorney with at least 3 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 “Business Litigation Attorney (Experienced).”
  • 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.

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

Who We Are:

We are a growing transactional and litigation firm in the Financial District, focused on Business and Entertainment law.  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.  Building a motivated and collaborative team 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:

  • Contract review and revision,
  • Legal research and drafting,
  • Prepare memorandums,
  • Draft briefs, motions and pleadings, and
  • Research and writing articles on legal topics.

Students will also have opportunities to:

  • Participate in client meetings,
  • Observe client negotiations,
  • Strategize with attorneys in both transactional and litigation matters, 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 “Summer 2021 Legal Extern.”  In the body of the email, please tell us the winner of the 12th Season of Bravo’s hit cooking competition series, Top Chef.

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