New York State Bar (2019)
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (2018)
University of New Haven, B.A. (Psychology, 2014)
Aaron is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where he completed a concentration in Intellectual Property and Information Law. His coursework included classes in Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Music Law, Internet Law, Startup Law, Corporations, and Alternative Business Entities. He spent a semester at the Tech Startup Clinic at Cardozo, working with startups on matters ranging from entity selection and formation to trademark and copyright issues. Also, Aaron sat as the Trademark Chair for the Intellectual Property Law Society.
Prior to joining Romano Law, Aaron interned at a legal nonprofit serving playwrights, composers, and lyricists for the theatre and at a boutique music law firm where he worked on a wide variety of agreements in the entertainment industry.
As an associate attorney at Romano Law, Aaron regularly assists clients on entertainment, employment, and corporate law matters. He has represented both companies and individuals in transactional matters and in dispute resolution.
Aaron was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He has been a member of the Dramatists Guild of America since 2016. He enjoys attending theatre both on Broadway and off, discovering new musical artists on Spotify, and jogging through Prospect Park.
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