Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Sal Romanello is General Counsel of 605. Sal brings over twenty years of legal experience to his role, having represented numerous companies in a wide range of commercial disputes, including trade secret, insurance, employment, financial services, licensing and intellectual property matters.
As General Counsel, Sal’s role at 605 includes drafting and negotiation of client and vendor agreements relating to data and information licensing, and professional service agreements, as well as providing general legal support and counsel to the entire organization. Prior to joining 605, Sal was a partner in the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Group at the international law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, where he started his legal career in 1996. Sal is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fordham Law Alumni Association, and Chair of its Engagement Committee. He also serves as a member of the Rockville Centre Zoning Board of Appeals. Sal previously served for nearly ten years as the Pro Bono General Counsel to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the world’s largest non-governmental funder of childhood cancer research grants. Sal has been recognized as a leader in Business Litigation by SuperLawyers Magazine. Sal has a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University, and received his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review. After graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York. He is admitted to practice in New York State, and in various federal courts throughout the country.