Lewis B. Rome

Vcard:Lewis B. RomeLocation:Hartford, ConnecticutPhone:860-493-3402
Fax:860-724-3921
Email:lrome@rms-law.com

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1957
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1957

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut
    • L.L.B. - 1957
  • University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut
    • B.A. - 1954
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Eagleton Institute Outstanding Legislator Award, 1972
  • Voted Outstanding Legislator by Colleagues, 1972 - 1973
  • Recipient, University of Connecticut Law School Outstanding Alumnus, 1979
  • Recipient, University of Connecticut, University Medal, 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Town Council of Bloomfield, Member, 1961 - 1969
  • Town of Bloomfield, Mayor, 1965 - 1969
  • Greater Hartford Transit District, Chairman, 1965 - 1966
  • Capitol Regional Council of Elected Officials, Chairman, 1967 - 1969
  • Office of Economic Opportunities, Advisor, 1973 - 1974
  • Greater Hartford Visitors and Convention Bureau, Chairman, 1980 - 1981
  • Coordinating Council For Foundations, Inc., Director and Vice Chairman, 1973 - 1990
  • National Conference of State Legislatures, Member, Executive Committee, 1975 - 1979
  • Connecticut Public Television, Trustee and Executive Committee, 1975 - 1982
  • University of Connecticut Law School Foundation, Inc., Trustee, 1975 - 1982
  • University of Connecticut Law School Foundation, Inc., President, 1980
  • Department of Higher Education Task Force, Member, 1984 - 1986
  • University of Connecticut Task Force on Athletics, Member, 1986 - 1989
  • Connecticut Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, Member and Chairman, 1988 - 1998
  • Connecticut Convention Center Authority, Member, 1990 - 1997
  • Connecticut Convention Center Authority, Vice Chairman, 1990 - 1997
  • Riverfront Recapture, Inc., Board of Directors, 1985 - Present
  • Riverfront Recapture, Inc., Member, Executive Committee, 1985 - Present
  • Blue Ridge Health Services, Inc., Board of Directors, 1987 - 1990
  • University of Connecticut, Chairman, Board of Trustees, 1992 - 1997
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Rome Case, Senior Partner, 1957 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • Republican Candidate for Governor, 1982
  • Corporator, Winsted Memorial Hospital, 1975 - 1980
  • St. Francis Hospital, 1976 - 1982
  • Hartford Hospital, 1975 - Present
  • Chairman, John Dempsey Hospital Corporation, 1992 - 1997
  • Connecticut State Senator, 1970 - 1979
  • Senate Majority Leader, 1973 - 1975
  • Senate Minority Leader, 1975 - 1979
  • Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Mount Sinai Hospital, 1975 - 1991