Justin M. Romeo represents individuals and corporations in state and federal court, focusing his practice on complex commercial issues, critical motions, and appeals. Mr. Romeo has litigated a wide range of issues including the Anti-terrorism Act, the Alien Tort Statute, federal jurisdiction, corporate governance, class certification, and unconstitutional takings. He regularly counsels and defends clients in white collar compliance matters and government investigations.
Mr. Romeo maintains an active pro bono practice, having represented a group of 20 Philadelphia neighborhood organizations against the opening of unlawful drug injection facilities in their communities and prosecuted constitutional claims on behalf of a client before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Romeo served as a law clerk to the Honorable D. Brooks Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable Danny C. Reeves of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Prior to graduating from law school, Mr. Romeo served for five years as an assistant to the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr. at the Supreme Court of the United States.
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Honorable D. Brooks Smith
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Honorable Danny C. Reeves
- University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2010, magna cum laude
- Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2016, Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy
- District of Columbia