Susan A. Romano

Partner

Susan A. Romano

Admissions

New York
U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of New York
U.S.D.C. for the Southern District of New York

Education

Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
Villanova University, B.A. cum laude

Memberships

Memberships:

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

Susan A. Romano is a partner with French & Casey, LLP having joined the practice as an associate in 2001.  Prior to her association with the firm, she worked in-house defending claims for a major New York City privately held corporation. Ms. Romano also worked with a well-known insurance 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.

Decisions/Verdicts:

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 Withdrawn, 2005 N.Y. App.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.