Aaron Deitsch - Romano Law

Aaron Deitsch

Associate Attorney



New York State Bar (2019)

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2020)

Law School

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.

Blog Entries

  • Confession of Judgment in New York

    Updated: January 25, 2022 A confession of judgment is an instrument used to secure the full payment of an agreed upon settlement amount.  It often arises when one party to a settlement agreement has concerns about the other party’s ability to provide full payment.  Usually, this is in instances where the settlement amount is broken

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  • What You Need to Know About Modeling Agency Contracts

    Modeling can be an exciting career but newcomers, and even seasoned professionals, can be taken advantage of by agencies.  If you are a model, the first step in protecting your interests is to work with a reputable agency who can provide value to your career.  Second, you must understand what your obligations are under the

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  • Are Employees Entitled to a Lunch Break in New York?

    While many employers give employees time to eat lunch, a meal break is not necessarily a requirement.  Federal and New York state laws vary on what employers must do.  Even where it is mandated, there are differing rules regarding how and when breaks are given. Does New York State Require Employers to Provide a Meal

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  • Can Celebrities Post Photos Taken by Paparazzi to Their Own Social Media Accounts?

    Are Celebrities Guilty of Copyright Infringement for Posting a Paparazzi’s Photos? To the average person, it may seem natural to assume that a picture taken of a celebrity belongs to the celebrity.  In fact, it is common for celebrities to complain about and sometimes sue paparazzi for invading their privacy by taking photos of them. 

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  • Long-Running Friday the 13th Copyright Suit Ends in a Victory for Screenwriters

    The domestic rights to the iconic horror film Friday the 13th are going back to the original writer.  A federal appellate court recognized the right of the screenplay writer, Victor Miller, to get back his copyright from the companies that made the film.  The case is an important victory for screenwriters and a lesson for

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  • Do You Need a Music Sub-Publisher?

    With the ever-expanding markets, there are many more opportunities for independent musicians and composers to make money off of their music.  However, it is important to understand the opportunities available and how best to exploit them.  Using a music sub-publisher is one way to do that by providing access to and revenue from international markets.

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  • What Should You Do If You Are a Victim of Harassment in the Workplace?

    Harassment in the workplace is a form of discrimination and illegal under federal, state, and some local laws.  While employers are required to take steps to prevent and respond to complaints of harassment, employees who have experienced harassment often find themselves struggling to enforce their rights.  If you feel you have been harassed at work,

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  • Are Recorded Conversations Admissible in New York?

    If you are anticipating, or already involved in, a court case and wish to record a telephone or in-person conversation to admit as evidence, you might be wondering whether it is legally permissible.  Importantly, there are state and federal wiretapping laws in place that may prohibit you from recording the conversations of others.  Not only

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  • Social Media Influencer Advertising

    Influencers who promote products on their social media pages or blogs need to be aware of the rules put in place by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) governing the content of such posts.  The FTC has put several regulations in place to protect consumers from undisclosed online advertising.  In recent years, companies have been using

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