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Ru Hochen

Associate Attorney

Ru joined Romano Law as a Spring Extern in 2022, returned as a Graduate Law Clerk after graduating from law school, and now holds the position of Associate Attorney at the firm. Ru is licensed to practice law in the State of New York. In her capacity, Ru primarily works on transactional matters involving corporate law and intellectual property; she also assists the team with business disputes and commercial litigation.

Ru is a J.D. graduate, cum laude, of Brooklyn Law School, where she earned a Certificate in Intellectual Property, Media, and Information Law. While in law school, she was an Executive Articles Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, and she served as the VP of Pro Bono and Public Relations of the Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association.

In addition to school activities, Ru enjoys delving into Internet and privacy-related issues. She holds a CIPP/US certification in U.S. privacy law and is currently a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She is also a member of the Technology, Cyber and Privacy Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association. Before joining Romano Law, Ru had interned with the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic and a government’s IT department, gaining experience in tech law and data privacy issues.

Prior to going into the legal profession, Ru worked in the sportscasting industry and had two years of experience in movie subtitles translation. She earned her undergraduate degree from National Taiwan University in Foreign Languages and Literatures. Ru is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese and speaks conversational Japanese.

In her free time, Ru enjoys going for a run in the park, traveling, watching soccer and volleyball games, and trying different cuisines and new recipes.

Law School

  • Brooklyn Law School, cum laude


  • National Taiwan University
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