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Benito   Romano

Benito Romano

benito.romano@freshfields.com

Benito Romano, a partner in Freshfields’ litigation practice group, focuses on white-collar defence, including Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory enforcement, and related complex civil litigation. He has represented public companies, board committees and individual officers in internal, criminal and regulatory investigations, prosecutions and related civil litigations.

Benito served as US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, representing the US in all criminal and civil court proceedings in Manhattan and surrounding northern counties. He was also an Assistant US Attorney, holding offices of Chief of Public Corruption, Chief Appellate Attorney, Executive Assistant US Attorney and Associate US Attorney.