Peter Colonna Romano

BAR ADMISSIONS

New Jersey
Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

AWARDS & HONORS

Pennsylvania Rising Star - Business Law every consecutive year since 2014
First Judicial District's Pro Bono Honor Roll 2009 - 2012

EDUCATION

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. (2008) cum laude
The George Washington University (2001)

VOLUNTEER

HIAS Pennsylvania 2012 - 2014
Philadelphia VIP 2008 - 2014

LANGUAGES

Fluent Italian
Conversational Spanish


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Peter Colonna Romano

Associate


CONTACT

P: 215.557.0099
F: 215.557.0673
E: promano@wcblegal.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Commercial & Business Litigation
Consumer Protection
Environmental & Toxic Tort
Personal Injury
Pharmaceutical

 

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BIOGRAPHY

Peter Colonna Romano has experience litigating a wide variety of lawsuits ranging from qui tam actions to Multi-District Litigation to commercial disputes. He also has considerable experience with product liability claims asserted against manufacturers, particularly the manufacturers of aviation products.

As an attorney, Mr. Colonna Romano has dedicated considerable time to pro bono matters. He has worked with Philadelphia VIP representing indigent Philadelphia residents in real estate disputes including quiet title, ejectment and mortgage foreclosure actions. He also has worked with HIAS-Pennsylvania representing unaccompanied minors from Central America in dependency hearings in Orphans’ Court and before the United States Customs & Immigration Service.

Mr. Colonna Romano has been selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by the publishers of Super Lawyers on five occasions, in both the fields of aviation law (2012-2014) and business litigation (2015-2016), as well as appearing on the First Judicial District’s Pro Bono Honor Roll.

Mr. Colonna Romano is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden and a Bachelor of Arts in History from George Washington University.

SELECTED ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

Finding Consistency in apparent Inconsistencies in the Interpretation of GARA’s Rolling Provision, Skywritings – The Newsletter of the DRI Aerospace Law Committee (Summer 2009)

Third Circuit Rules that ‘Abdullah’ Does Not Apply to Passenger Disembarkation, Skywritings – The Newsletter of the DRI Aerospace Law Committee (August 2010)

Effective Use of ODAR, DER and DMIR Status to Support Federal Officer Removal, Skywritings – The Newsletter of the DRI Aerospace Law Committee (December 2011)

Political Question Doctrine Requires Dismissal of Wrongful Death Suit Against Government Contractor in Iraq, Schnader Aviation Alert (July 2012)

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses… But Not Your Plaintiffs: Supreme Court Decision Limits General Personal Jurisdiction of Foreign Defendants, Schnader Aviation Alert (January 2014)

 

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