Bill Rome

Bill Rome

William concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation and has litigated claims in a wide variety of commercial disputes involving employment contracts, notes, bonds, guarantees, licenses, letters of credit, insurance contracts, indemnification agreements, shareholder and partnership agreements and professional liability. He has substantial experience in defending and prosecuting claims in various arbitration forums, including the AAA, NYSE and NASD (now FINRA) and has tried cases on behalf of both claimants and respondents in the securities area. He also serves as a FINRA arbitrator. He represents individuals and media entities in the area of publication torts and related intellectual property claims, and has argued numerous times in the appellate courts, including the New York Court of Appeals.

From 1985 to 1995, as an associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in its New York Office, he acquired experience as a civil litigator in the areas of products liability and insurance defense, copyright and trademark, including licensing and software disputes, the First Amendment and publication torts, commercial litigation involving various types of business entities, securities and RICO. He developed and participated in nationwide strategies and litigation in the pharmaceutical and automotive industry and had first chair experience in preparing and trying cases, defended and/or took in excess of 100 depositions and argued various appeals.

He is admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts and New York, the Second, Sixth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

» Email: warome@hpplegal.com