New York State Bar (2019)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2020)
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 an Associate 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.
Understanding Music Royalties
The music industry is an economic powerhouse, earning a revenue of $20.2 billion in 2019 alone. Despite its monstrous success, the heart and soul of the music industry – recording artists, songwriters, composers and publishers – often leave a substantial amount of money on the table. The question is: “why?” The answer – difficulty in
Legal Ramifications of COVID on the Theatre Industry
There are few circumstances that cause theatres to go dark. While the usual response to most theatre industry roadblocks is simply “the show must go on,” this was not the case on March 12th. That’s the date that The Broadway League announced all performances would be cancelled in compliance with government orders to reduce the