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Joseph Rome
Lawyer
Miami
201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
Miami, Florida 33131
+1 305 967 6139
Miami
201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
Miami, Florida 33131
+1 305 967 6139

Joseph Rome represents clients in government enforcement defense matters, complex commercial and civil litigation, and international arbitration. Mr. Rome speaks Mandarin, Spanish and Japanese.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Rome practiced with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh, Ninth, Sixth, Fifth, and First Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • New York University School of Law, JD
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, MA
  • Columbia University, BA

Languages

  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Select Engagements

  • Representation of the sole director of a UK-based pharmaceutical exporter indicted in the U.S. for misbranding-related charges.
  • Representation of a managing director of a global asset management firm based in the UK in addressing potential extradition issues between the U.S. and Greece.
  • Representation of former CEO of large media company in responding to charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), of money laundering, and of wire fraud brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York in connection with the acquisition and maintenance of broadcasting rights contracts for international sports tournaments.
  • Representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in multiple litigations pending in New York Supreme Court seeking repurchase of defective mortgage loans underlying several RMBS trusts.
  • Representation of two individuals in a fraud and wrongful death civil suit in the Florida Circuit Court.
  • Representation of a large U.S. insurer against a Chinese insurer in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration over a failed merger and acquisition.
  • Representation of a Macau-based gaming company in bilateral investment treaty arbitration claims against the government of Lao.
 

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "U.N. General Assembly Adopts Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration" (Arbitration Quarterly, Issue 6, January 2015)

Credentials

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh, Ninth, Sixth, Fifth, and First Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • New York University School of Law, JD
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, MA
  • Columbia University, BA

Languages

  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Engagements

  • Representation of the sole director of a UK-based pharmaceutical exporter indicted in the U.S. for misbranding-related charges.
  • Representation of a managing director of a global asset management firm based in the UK in addressing potential extradition issues between the U.S. and Greece.
  • Representation of former CEO of large media company in responding to charges under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), of money laundering, and of wire fraud brought by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York in connection with the acquisition and maintenance of broadcasting rights contracts for international sports tournaments.
  • Representation of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trustees in multiple litigations pending in New York Supreme Court seeking repurchase of defective mortgage loans underlying several RMBS trusts.
  • Representation of two individuals in a fraud and wrongful death civil suit in the Florida Circuit Court.
  • Representation of a large U.S. insurer against a Chinese insurer in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration over a failed merger and acquisition.
  • Representation of a Macau-based gaming company in bilateral investment treaty arbitration claims against the government of Lao.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author, "U.N. General Assembly Adopts Convention on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration" (Arbitration Quarterly, Issue 6, January 2015)