Ramona Emilia Romero is the Vice President and General Counsel of Princeton University. Before joining the University in 2014, Romero was the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Earlier in her career, Romero worked in a variety of legal roles at DuPont and as a litigator at Crowell & Moring, LLP. Romero is currently a trustee of Barnard College and a director of Legal Services of New Jersey.
She is a former National President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA). An immigrant from the Dominican Republic, Romero holds a B.A. from Barnard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She, her husband, and their two daughters live in Princeton, NJ.