Ellie Sanders - Romano Law

Ellie Sanders

Law Clerk

Ellie Sanders headshot bio

Law School

New York Law School


McGill University

Ellie Sanders is a California native who since has lived, worked and studied in Italy, Canada, England, Israel and New York.  Ellie joined Romano Law as a Spring Extern in 2022 and continues with the Romano team as a Law Clerk.

Ellie is a Dean’s Scholar student at New York Law School, where she is a Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review, an Affiliate of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology and a Member of the Media, Entertainment and Fashion Law Association.

Ellie earned her undergraduate degree from McGill University in Political Science and Economics.  Ellie completed her master’s studies at the London School of Economics, graduating with merit distinction.  Since then, Ellie has worked for a global fashion house, a nonprofit and a boutique law firm in New York City.

On the weekends, Ellie loves to explore New York City on foot, eat dim sum and go to the movies.

Blog Entries

  • Can You Enforce a Non-Compete Agreement Against an Independent Contractor in Florida?

    Many businesses use non-competition agreements to help ensure former employees do not use information they gained from the employer to benefit a competitor.  While they can serve a valid business interest, non-competes also restrict future employment so there are strict requirements regarding when they can be used.  In Florida, one area where they may be

  • Sarah Palin vs the New York Times: The Latest on Her Defamation Lawsuit

    Sarah Palin continues her fight against the New York Times, alleging defamation.  The case, originally filed in 2017, has been dismissed twice, but her legal team is appealing the latest dismissal.  Her chances of winning are slim under current case law because defamation is difficult to establish when the media writes about public figures.  The

  • Can You Legally Record a Conversation in New Jersey?

    New Jersey law regarding recording conversations is complex.  While you may be able to legally record a conversation in New Jersey for civil purposes, the rules for law enforcement are much stricter.  When parties are in different states, it gets even more confusing because you must consider other state and federal laws.  These can vary

  • Remote Work Decisions Ahead for Employers

    As concerns about COVID-19 and variants have lessened, some companies are asking employees to return to work in the office.  In many cases companies are allowing hybrid work arrangements in which employees spend 2-3 days in the office and the rest of the week working remotely.  This is being fueled in part by the fact

  • What Is the Metaverse and What Legal Issues Does It Raise?

    The metaverse may seem like a new techie game, but it is a real and growing digital world that raises a host of financial, business and legal issues.  For those who want to take advantage of the opportunities it may offer, consulting knowledgeable professionals will be essential to help make well-informed decisions and minimize risks.