Shamila Ahmed | Romano Law

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

  • Are Ideas Protected by Copyright Law?

    If you have a great idea for a movie or product and want to pitch it to someone, how can you keep the idea from being stolen? Alternatively, if someone comes to you unsolicited with an idea, do you have to pay them for using it?  Many people think you can copyright an idea and

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  • Should You Trademark Your Business Name or Your Logo?

    The short answer in most cases is both. As a business owner, you may be looking to strengthen the protection of your brand – but you may not know the difference between trademark protection for your business name and your logo.  Should you trademark your business name and logo? Business owners may have the following

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  • Employee Whistleblower Claims in New York

    New York Law protects “whistleblowers” who report illegal conduct by employers. There have been employee whistleblower claims made in New York. This law is meant to encourage public and private employees to speak up when they witness their employers engaging in unlawful activity. Employers cannot retaliate against such employees or employee whistleblowers.  If they do,

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