Katherine Romano

Katherine Romano


P: 973.757.1036

F: 973.757.1090


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Practice Areas:
  • Appeals
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Labor & Employment


States Admitted to Practice:
  • New York
  • New Jersey


Courts Admitted to Practice:
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Courts of Appeals for the First and Third Circuits
  • US District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • US District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • US District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York


  • Boston College Law School (summa cum laude, 2007)
  • Boston College (summa cum laude, 2004)


  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • Third Circuit Bar Association, Board of Governors

Katherine M. Romano focuses her practice on federal court litigation, appeals, and investigations. Katherine’s experience includes the representation of financial institutions and employers in complex civil litigation and investigations. She has significant experience with legal research, writing, and analysis, and appeals.


Katherine is a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with CASA of Union County, advocating in family court on behalf of abused, neglected, and abandoned children. Katherine is also a member of the Board of Governors for the Third Circuit Bar Association.


Prior to joining the firm, Katherine served as a permanent law clerk for the Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, for whom she also served as a law clerk for the 2008-2009 term. Katherine served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul J. Barbadoro of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, from 2007-2008, and an as associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, in New York, from 2009 to 2013. From April to October 2012, Katherine was seconded to the Federal Defenders of New York, where she represented indigent criminal defendants at all stages of federal court proceedings before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.


In 2004, Katherine graduated from Boston College, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in History and Music. In 2007, she received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where she was Articles Editor of the Boston College Law Review, a member of the National Moot Court team, and a member of the Order of the Coif.