Paolo De Jesus - Romano Law

Paolo De Jesus

Co-Managing Attorney



New York State Bar

Law School

New York Law School, J.D.


University of Florida, B.A. (History & Classical Studies, 2010)


Paolo De Jesus is a Co-Managing Attorney and Corporate Associate at Romano Law, particularly focused on representing clients in the sports, media and entertainment industries, and early-stage startups.  He advises on all aspects of business, including corporate (entity formations and dissolutions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, financings, restructurings and general corporate), intellectual property (trademark, licensing, media rights), and employment matters.

He is a graduate of New York Law School, where he was a member of both the Center for International Law and the Center for Business and Financial Law.  Paolo spent a summer semester in London, UK, where he studied International Corporate Law & Financial Services and International Intellectual Property.  He also competed in the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria.

During law school, Paolo completed coursework in Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Art Law and Entertainment Law.  Additionally, he interned for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. where his experience focused on trademarks.

Paolo resides in Manhattan, New York with his wife and their dog.  He spends much of his spare time playing and watching sports, exploring new restaurants and bars, and traveling.  He is an avid snowboarder, comic book enthusiast, amateur guitarist, wannabe chef, and a loyal University of Florida Gators fan.  He is originally from the Philippines and grew up in Central Florida.

Blog Entries

  • Taking the Plunge: 6 Things to Consider before taking Private Equity Funding

    So you just started this new business and it’s really starting to take-off.  You want to take it to the next level.  BUT, you don’t have enough cash and you’re not sure how to raise more.  You may have read about ‘private equity’ financing.  You also may have no idea what that is.  So what