Meet the Team

Representing Clients in Employment Rights Matters for 16 years

At the Law Office of Peter A. Romero, we focus our practice exclusively on employment law, and in particular on defending the rights of employees. We have extensive experience handling the following types of employment law cases:

Our attorneys hold clients in high regard, treating them with dignity, respect and compassion. We are committed to obtaining the best results possible for you in the most cost-effective manner.

Although some cases require an aggressive strategy to resolve vital issues, we are also dedicated to maintaining a high level of professionalism and civility. Our law firm has successfully represented clients through settlement negotiations, dispute resolution, and litigation, when necessary. We have also represented clients in appeals.

Establishing good communication and being responsive to clients is our priority. While acting in an expedient manner to resolve a client’s issues, we take the time to answer your questions and thoroughly explain the legal aspects of your case. We want to make sure your concerns are answered and to provide you with realistic expectations.

Peter A. Romero

(631) 257-5588

Peter A. Romero

Avvo Clients' Choice 2018 Employment
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Peter A. Romero has practiced exclusively in the area of employment law for 16 years. Mr. Romero regularly represents both employers and employees in workplace litigation, including trial and appellate practice, administrative proceedings before the Department of Labor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and New York State Division of Human Rights. He is highly experienced in complex litigation, including collective and class action lawsuits.


Mr. Romero is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law.


He is admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; United States District Court, Southern District of New York; and United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.


Mr. Romero is a Member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Chapter; The Federal Bar Association; the Nassau County Bar Association; and the Suffolk County Bar Association.


Mr. Romero has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® five consecutive years and was recognized by Super Lawyers® in 2019 and 2020.

David D. Barnhorn

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David D. Barnhorn practices exclusively in the area of employment law, including matters involving employment discrimination and wage and hour violations.  Mr. Barnhorn aggressively represents both employers and employees in all areas of employment litigation, including trials, administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and New York State Division of Human Rights, and in complex disputes involving collective and class action lawsuits.  Mr. Barnhorn’s prior experience includes working at two boutique labor and employment law firms where he focused primarily on representing plaintiffs in employment disputes. Additionally, Mr. Barnhorn previously interned at a number of employment law firms in New York and New Jersey and also at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Volume 29, Notes and Comments Editor; Volume 28, Staff

University of Cincinnati, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Journalism (Major), Philosophy (Minor)


  • State of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey


Super Lawyers, Selected to Rising Stars in Employment & Labor category, 2016-2017


Co-Author, Speak the Truth and Tell No Lies: An Update for the Employee Polygraph Protection Act; Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Volume 29.1

Angelica Villalba

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What Our Clients Have to Say

Peter is one of the best!!

5.0 stars Avvo Review

Posted by anonymous
February 7, 2020

Peter has represented me in several cases. He has always assisted me and made sure I received top dollar. He is a fighter and he’s easily accessible! If I ever had a question, his replies were sent within the hour.

Highly Recommend

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Posted by Gwendolyn
October 1, 2018

I cannot say enough about Peter. Not only is he experienced and knowledgeable, but he is also approachable and easy to talk to. I have recommended Peter to others who all thank me for the introduction as he has helped them as well

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