Shalizeh Sadig Romano

Top rated business & corporate attorney in New York, New York

Romano Law PLLC
Shalizeh Sadig Romano
Romano Law PLLC

Practice Areas: Business & corporate, Entertainment & sports; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2010

Education: New York Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020, 2022

Romano Law PLLC

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


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

Business/corporate, Entertainment & sports

Focus areas

Business formation and planning, Limited liability companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter s corporations, Contracts, Business organizations, Entertainment, sports & leisure law

  • 50% Business/corporate
  • 50% Entertainment & sports

First 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
Educational Background:
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County, B.A. in Biological Sciences with Minors in Modern Languages & Linguistics and Philosophy, cum laude, 2005
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York State Bar, 2010

Office location for Shalizeh Sadig Romano

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

Phone: 646-978-5798


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020, 2022

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