Overview

Anthony J. Romano is an experienced trial lawyer who has represented clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, construction, finance, sports management, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications. He has defended clients against charges and claims of employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation before courts across the U.S. as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Over the course of his career, Tony has successfully tried employment cases to jury verdicts in multiple jurisdictions.

Tony also has extensive experience in protecting the intellectual property of employer clients and defending post-employment restrictions, including the enforcement of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and restrictive covenants.

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2013-2020

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Named, Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers

2006-2009, 2011-2019

Speaking Engagements

Employment Law Update

Kansas City Employer Conference

June 26, 2018

Big Changes in Store for Missouri Employers: What’s New, How it Impacts Your Organization, and What You Can Do To Prepare

Kansas City, MO

April 4, 2017

Education

  • J.D., Washburn University School of LawWith Honors
  • B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1981

Bar Admission

Kansas
Missouri
Iowa

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa