Charles A. Romeo
Primary Areas of Concentration:
- Workers’ Compensation
- Municipal Law
- Labor and Employment
- Civil Litigation
- The Catholic University of America, B.A. (cum laude), 2005;
- The Catholic University of America, J.D. and Certificate in Law and Public Policy, 2009.
Professional Associations, Memberships, and Involvement:
- American Bar Association; Vermont Bar Association; Rutland County Bar Association; American Inns of
- Vermont Bar Association Board of Managers 2017‐present; Vermont Bar Association Young Lawyers’
Division Executive Board 2015‐present.
- Vermont, 2009
- Rutland Young Professionals Governance Committee, 2016‐present;
- Green Mountain Boys State Staff, 2005‐present (Judicial Director, 2010‐present);
- Rutland City Board of Aldermen 2005‐2006, 2011‐2013
- Vermont Business Magazine Rising Star, 2016
Mr. Romeo’s practice includes representing institutions and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation matters as well as advising and representing municipalities in labor, employment, and general civil matters as they relate to municipal government. Prior to joining Ryan Smith and Carbine, Mr. Romeo served two terms as the City Attorney for the City of Rutland, Vermont and as a deputy prosecutor for Rutland County prior to that. In both positions, he tried cases and handled appeals before the Vermont Supreme Court. As City Attorney, he served as the City’s Chief Union Negotiator in addition to representing and advising all boards and officers of city government in all matters. While in law school, Mr. Romeo served as a law clerk for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee under then‐Chairman Senator Patrick Leahy.