Shamila Ahmed

Associate Attorney



New York State Bar (2019)

Law School

New York Law School (J.D. 2018)


University of Toronto (B.A., Hons in Political Science & Ethics, Society and Law, 2013)

Shamila Ahmed is a graduate of New York Law School, where she was a member of the Innovation Center for Law and Technology. Shamila completed coursework in Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law and Fashion Law. She spent her final year of law school participating in the pro bono Trademark Clinic at New York Law School.

As an Associate Attorney at Romano Law, Shamila regularly assists clients on corporate, employment and entertainment matters, and has experience drafting a wide range of agreements within these fields. Shamila has participated in the different phases of mergers and acquisitions transactions, including due diligence and drafting purchase and sale contracts. She is particularly interested in intellectual property law and business law, and has developed a passion for advising start-up clients and helping them grow their businesses.

Shamila was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. After completing her undergraduate degree, she worked at a major financial institution in Canada for two years. Shamila’s family is originally from Bangladesh, where she frequently travels to visit relatives and friends. On her free time, Shamila loves discovering new television shows and gazing at New York City’s magnificent architecture.

Blog Entries

  • How to Handle Defamation in New York

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