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Benito Romano, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1977, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1977, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1984.


Romano, Benito was born on September 19, 1949 in Bronx, New York, United States.


New York University (Bachelor of Arts, 1972). Columbia University (Juris Doctor, 1976).


Worked at Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Admitted to the bar, 1977, New York. Assistant United States.

Attorney, United States. Attorney's Office, 1980-1984. Chief Appellate Attorney, Criminal Division, 1984-1985.

Executive Assistant United States. Attorney and Chief of the Public Corruption Unit, 1985-1987. Associate United States.

Attorney, 1987. United States. Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1989. Member, Merit Selection Panel, 1990.

Chair, Board of Directors: Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund. Member, Conflict of Interest Board. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

New York State Bar Association (Member, Trial Practice Section).


Chairman Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, New York City, 1989. Board directors Lawyers Committee for Human Rights. Member of advisory group Civil Justice Reform Act Southern District New York, since 1991.

Member of New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York (vice president since 1991).


Married Deborah Larned. Children: Tomas, Michael, Julia.