David J. Romano has been practicing law for almost 40 years after graduating from West Virginia University School of Law in 1977. He then was the Judicial Law Clerk for Federal District Court Judge Charles H. Haden, II, who at that time was the only Federal Judge in West Virginia serving both the Northern and Southern Districts. At the conclusion of his work for the Federal Court, he returned to his home town of Clarksburg, West Virginia where he first was an Associate and then a Partner in Young, Morgan, Cann & Romano until 1986. He then opened his own practice of Romano Law Office and concentrated on trial and appellate work, including both State and Federal criminal defense, tort and insurance cases, including medical malpractice and other similar matters. His practice later developed to include complex class action litigation. He currently remains in private practice but no longer is involved in criminal defense but has been an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Harrison County, on a primarily pro bono basis, for more than 20 years trying major felony cases and is engaged in other law enforcement duties.
His practice now consists of major tort cases such as large truck crashes, catastrophic injury cases, negligence cases and cases dealing with oil and gas property and non payment of royalties and other wrongful conduct.
He has tried numerous cases to jury verdict in both State and Federal trial courts and has had numerous appeals before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is admitted to the Federal District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United State Supreme Court. He is a permanent Member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference since 1995, former Member of the West Virginia Law Institute, past President of the West Virginia Association of Justice (formerly West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association), past Member and Ch