Joseph Rome, an attorney at Sequor Law, focuses his practice on asset recovery, corruption and proceeds of crime recovery, financial fraud, international commercial litigation, and domestic and international judgment and arbitral award collection.
Prior to joining Sequor Law, Joseph was an “A” level prosecutor for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office focusing primarily on attempted murders, gun crimes, and serious sexual assaults from the investigation stage through trial. He was also a member of the Police Accountability and Integrity Task Force, Hate Crimes Unit, and Traffic Homicide Unit.
Joseph previously worked for two large, international law firms in New York and Miami. He represented international corporations and high-net-worth individuals in a broad range of high-stakes litigation and arbitration matters.
Joseph earned his Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law. During law school, he was a Jessup International Moot Court member, an editor of the Journal of International Law & Politics, and did externships with both the Orleans Public Defenders and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. He also did a summer fellowship at the United Nations International Law Commission in Geneva, where he drafted speeches and statements for the Japanese representative.
“La verdad adelgaza y no quiebra, y siempre anda sobre la mentira como el aceite sobre el agua.”
As of 2019, Joseph Rome is Board Certified in International Litigation and Arbitration by the Florida Bar.
Desde 2019, Joseph Rome está certificado pela Ordem dos Advogados da Flórida como especialista em Litígio e Arbitragem Internacionais.
- New York University School of Law, J.D. (2013)
- Jessup International Moot Court, International Round 2013, 32nd top oralist out of 500+ competitors
- Journal of International Law & Politics, Senior Developments Editor
- OUTLaw, Co-Chair; Asia Law Society, Vice-President
- Alternative Spring Break internship with Orleans Public Defenders, New Orleans,
- Civil litigation externship clinic at U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of
- Columbia University, M.A. (Regional East Asian Studies with Chinese History focus, 2010)
- Columbia University, B.A. (Double major in Architecture and East Asian Studies, 2007)
- New York
- U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, and Northern District of Florida
- U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 11th Circuits
- Co-author, Chapter 3: Section 1782’s “For Use” Statutory Requirement in Obtaining Evidence for Use in International Tribunals under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 (Edward M. Mullins & Lawrence W. Newman eds., 2020).
- Forthcoming: New Tools in New Places: Digital Assets and a New Chinese Frontier, (winning entry of FIRE’s Future Thought Leaders Essay Competition).