Siddartha (Sid) Rao is a Texan turned New Yorker, and has lived in Manhattan and now Brooklyn for over a decade. He is a data/technology and litigation partner at Romano Law PLLC and has practiced law for over a decade as well. He has been selected to Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, and is a member of the New York City Bar Association, formerly serving as Secretary of its Information Technology and Cyber Law Committee. He was previously an editor of the Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare and has published articles in the areas of law and data, data privacy, and international patents. He is on the Board of the New York Asian FIlm Foundation and part of the Akshaya Patra junior Board. Sid enjoys spending time with his better half Emily, their cat Ashray, and their dog Tortellini. He is an occasional singer and sang for some time with “Ad Hoc,” a New York City based chamber/choral group. He has also participated in events and lectures through a New York City musician’s collective “theSoundshop.”
Sid was initially introduced to Akshaya Patra through his father who is very active in the Dallas, TX chapter. He has been involved with Akshaya Patra’s growth in the New York area for several years and is excited to be part of its growth story through the junior board and young professionals outreach.