Shaliz Sadig Romano

Co-Managing Partner



New York State Bar (2010)

Law School

New York Law School, J.D. (2009)


University of Maryland, Baltimore County, B.A. cum laude (2005)

B.A. in Biological Sciences with Minors in Modern Languages & Linguistics and Philosophy

Recipient of Rollins-Leutkemeyer Academic Scholarship

Shaliz has worked on multi-million dollar M&A transactions and serves as ongoing corporate counsel to entrepreneurs, business owners and local and international companies.  Shaliz works with a variety of enterprises and industry professionals, including production companies, producers, directors, writers, talent managers, artists, reality television talent and fashion designers.  She enjoys helping clients structure, negotiate and document deals that achieve their specific business or strategic goals.

Shaliz has a particular appreciation for documentary films, experiencing new cultures and witty humor.  She was selected to Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2015, 2016 and 2017.  Only 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this distinction.  Additionally, she is a member of NYWIFT – New York Women in Film and Television and Television Academy.

She has studied abroad in Paris, France, Barcelona, Spain and Parma, Italy.  She is fluent in Farsi and conversational in Spanish and French.

Blog Entries

  • Corporation or LLC: What’s the Right Corporate Structure for Your Business?

    Hey there, Mr. or Ms. Entrepreneur! I heard that you’re ready to start your own business. You’ve got a great business plan and a cool new name.  But wait!  Before you start hiring people or sign that commercial lease, it’s important to first protect yourself by setting up a company for your business to limit

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  • Term Sheets – A Smart Tool To Have In Your Legal Tool Box

    “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”  ― Abraham Lincoln Congratulations! You’ve decided to move forward on a substantial business transaction.  You’re ready to make it official and paper this deal.  But before you jump into a full blown encyclopedia length contract, consider a

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