Susan A. Romano is a Founding Partner. Prior to her association with the firm, she was a Managing Partner at French & Casey, LLP, a well known and respected defense litigation firm.
She has more than 15 years of civil litigation experience, in particular, she has expertise in the areas of construction, premises liability, sports and recreation, personal injury, contract disputes, products liability disputes, insurance coverage, and employment discrimination. She handles a variety of complex matters involving major construction projects in the NYC metropolitan area. Ms. Romano also assists clients in evaluating contractual issues and implementing strategies to reduce liability.
Ms. Romano is a skilled neutral and advanced trained mediator in the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York. She has conducted numerous mediations and arbitrations, and works diligently for each client to ensure that the objectives of the settlement are reached fairly and as efficiently as possible.
Ms. Romano shares the firm's commitment to mentoring its junior associates and works with them to hone their skills and develop their unique talents. Ms. Romano takes pride in handling matters with professionalism and concern.
Aguilar v. NYCHA, Komi Construction, Ace Scaffold Co., 8 Misc.3d 1011A, 801 N.Y.S.2D 776; 2005 App. Withdrawn, 2005 N.Y. App. Div LEXIS 13640 (1st Dept. 2005)
HRH Construction Corp. et. al. v. Commerical Underwriters Insurance Co., 11 A.D.3d 321, 783 N.Y.S.2d 351 (1st Dept. 2004)
Sorscher v. M&S Deli Grocery, Kings County, Supreme Court, decided March 6, 2007, reported NYLJ April 2, 2007
Ulrich v. Gymnastics City, Supreme Court, Westchester County, Defense Verdict, December 7, 2006.
U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of New York
U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of New York
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
Villanova University, B.A. cum laude
Mediation Panel - United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York
Mediator/Arbitrator - FINRA
Arbitrator - Civil Court of the City of New York
New York State Bar Assn. - Dispute Resolution Section
New York Women's Bar Association
Association of Arbitrators
Defense Research Institute
Grasmere Civic Association