Ama Romaine, formerly a vice president and senior counsel at Hilton Worldwide, has been appointed general counsel and supervisor of the office of counsel at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Throughout her career, she has provided legal advisory services in the hospitality, financial services, energy and project finance industries, JHUAPL said Friday.
“I am excited to be a part of an organization that is committed to developing life-changing innovations that keep our nation safe and have a meaningful impact on the world,” noted Romaine.
She most recently oversaw legal functions of Hilton’s brands, commercial services and corporate communications organizations as well as supervised a team that works on commercial agreements, consumer protection regulatory matters and intellectual property portfolio for the hospitality firm.
Romaine is a member of the Tahirih Justice Institute’s the D.C. advisory council and previously served on the boards at the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia and the Women’s Bar Association Foundation.
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