Shalizeh Sadig Romano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in New York, NY

Romano Law PLLC
 | 55 Broad Street, 18th Fl., New York, NY 10004
Phone: 646-978-5798
Fax: 646-607-1470
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (50%),
  • Entertainment & Sports (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Serving as the Co-Managing Partner at Romano Law PLLC, Shaliz has over a decade of experience in corporate transactions, employment and entertainment matters. Shaliz takes a practical approach as corporate counsel to entrepreneurs, business owners, and domestic and international companies, helping them navigate the legal issues encountered while running a business.

    In Entertainment and Media, Shaliz works with a variety of industry professionals including producers, directors, writers, novelists, talent managers, artists, theatrical performers, reality television talent, designers and social media influencers.  She helps clients steer through the legal aspects of the various stages of film production and television development. For her production company and film clients, Shaliz regularly advises on the formation and structuring of single purpose vehicles, proper chain of title, the negotiation of option agreements, investor documents and financing, production agreements, licenses and releases. She also assists clients with clearance and distribution matters. She negotiates contracts for WGA, DGA, and SAG-AFTRA members and signatories.

    Shaliz speaks regularly on legal topics.  She’s spoken on Entertainment Law related topics at the New York City Bar, Writers Guild of America, Producers Guild of America, Columbia University M.F.A. Program, New York Law School and Brooklyn Law School.  She has led a CLE course on Entertainment Law to attorneys.  As a member of the New York State Bar Association, she is part of the Business Law and Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Sections.

    Shaliz is a voting member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the Emmys).  She is also a member of BAFTA, the Hollywood Radio and TV Society (HRTS) and Chief.

    She has been quoted in the New York Times, Newsweek and Quartz, regarding legal matters.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business/Corporate
    • 50%Entertainment & Sports
    Focus Areas

    Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

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    About Shalizeh Sadig Romano

    Admitted: 2010, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recipient of Rollins-Leutkemeyer Academic Scholarship, University of Maryland
    • Selected to Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2015, 2016 and 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York State Bar, 2010

    Educational Background:

    • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, B.A. in Biological Sciences with Minors in Modern Languages & Linguistics and Philosophy, cum laude, 2005
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    Office Location for Shalizeh Sadig Romano

    55 Broad Street, 18th Fl.
    New York, NY 10004

    Phone: 646-978-5798

    Fax: 646-607-1470

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    Last Updated: 3/16/2021

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