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Blank Rome LLP

Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 15 offices and more than 680 attorneys and principals who provide a full range of legal and advocacy services to clients operating in the United States and around the world.

Our professionals are widely recognized for their leading knowledge and experience across a broad spectrum of industries, as well as their dedication to diversity and inclusion initiatives and pro bono work.

But what really sets us apart is our investment in client relationships—our unwavering commitment to understanding their businesses, the around-the-clock access we provide, and our nimble and customized delivery of services. We treat your goals, ideas, and objectives as our own and fight fiercely for resolutions that are in your best interest. This promise goes deeper than words. It is our creed, adopted and held true at all levels, starting at the very top.

Partner
Jennifer Achilles is a Partner at Blank Rome's New York office. Jennifer focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and securities litigation, and…
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Partner
Scott Arnold concentrates his practice in all areas of government contracts law, including litigation and counseling matters. In his over 30 years helping government contractors succeed in…
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Associate
Gregory Bailey concentrates his practice on corporate litigation matters, serving as a member of the firm’s Gaming and Sports Law industry groups where he notably assists clients in gaming…
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Associate
Samarth Barot represents contractors and subcontractors in government contracts litigation, construction litigation, commercial and business litigation, and government contracts-related…
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Partner
Yelena Barychev advises management and boards of directors on:

Corporate governance matters, including executive and director compensation and compliance with NASDAQ and NYSE listing…
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Partner
Tom Belknap is a member of our Maritime Emergency Response Team (“MERT”) and is co-chair of Blank Rome’s Maritime Industry Team.
Tom Belknap concentrates his practice on international…
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Associate
David advises clients on all aspects of doing business with and litigating federal procurement matters. He has experience litigating bid protests before the Government Accountability Office…
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Partner
George Boggs has experience in all areas of international trade controls, including compliance counseling as to the various regulatory regimes administered by the Bureau of Industry and…
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Senior Counsel
Joan Bondareff focuses her practice on marine transportation, environmental, regulatory, renewable energy, and legislative issues. Joan represents clients in many industries and state and…
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Partner
Bridget Briggs focuses her practice in white collar investigations, regulatory litigation, and class action defense matters. She counsels clients in matters involving the intersection…
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Partner
Nathan Brill provides legal counsel in complex commercial transactions to help businesses grow and achieve their strategic objectives. Nathan’s transactional law experience includes…
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Partner
Harrison Brown’s practice encompasses a wide range of business litigation and class action defense, with an emphasis on consumer fraud and privacy claims. Harrison has extensive experience…
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Partner
Kierstan Carlson is a Partner at Blank Rome's D.C. office. Kierstan helps corporate and individual clients navigate a wide range of white collar enforcement actions and complex civil…
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Partner
CO-CHAIR, GENERAL LITIGATION PRACTICE GROUP
Dominique Casimir concentrates her practice on government contracts litigation and counseling. She represents government contractors hailing from…
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Associate
Danielle Catalan focuses on complex commercial litigation and all aspects of practice in service to the gaming industry.
Litigation
Danielle has experience litigating various types of…
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Partner
Justin A. Chiarodo is a Partner at Blank Rome's D.C. office and Chair of the Government Contracts Practice Group. Justin focuses his practice on all aspects of federal, state, and local…
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Partner
Marilyn Chinitz is a Partner at Blank Rome's New York office. Marilyn is a formidable advocate for her clients, guiding them through some of the most challenging transitions in their lives…
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Associate
Patrick Collins concentrates his practice on general litigation matters and regulatory compliance, including compliance with the U.S. Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") and the…
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Partner
Thomas concentrates his practice on business and corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions; private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies; public and private…
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Of Counsel
Andrew P. Cross is a seasoned derivatives and investment management attorney who represents financial institutions, commodity trading firms, family offices, public companies and other…
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Partner
Jennifer Daniels provides counsel on regulatory and general corporate law matters. She serves a wide range of clients in areas such as:


U.S. and global privacy and data protection…
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Partner
Merle DeLancey’s practice focuses on a wide variety of government procurement law. He represents clients contracting with federal and state governments, with an emphasis in the healthcare…
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Associate
Vanessa DiDomenico is an Associate at Blank Rome's D.C. office. Vanessa concentrates her practice in the area of maritime law.
Vanessa previously served as a summer associate at Blank Rome…
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Associate
Alexander J. Dondershine concentrates his practice on a wide range of corporate matters, including:

mergers and acquisitions
private equity transactions
public and private securities…
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Associate
Kyle G. Durante is an Associate at Blank Rome's NYC office. Kyle concentrates his practice on providing sophisticated counsel to high-net-worth individuals and families in trust and estate…
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Partner
Dennis Ehling is a Partner at Blank Rome's Los Angeles office. Dennis ffocuses on complex commercial and deal litigation and transactions, governance, blockchain and payments, and all…
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Partner
Diana Eng is a Partner at Blank Rome's NYC office. Diana has 20 years of litigation experience and concentrates her practice in consumer financial services litigation, representing mortgage…
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Associate
Rachel D. Evans focuses her practice on general litigation matters.
Rachel previously served as a Summer Associate for Blank Rome. During law school at the University of Texas, she was a…
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Of Counsel
Alan is an experienced matrimonial and family law attorney who assists a diverse range of professionals and their spouses, including business owners, lawyers, investors, and entertainers,…
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Partner
Craig leads Blank Rome’s State + Local Tax practice and regularly litigates state and local tax matters as well as counsels clients on state and local tax planning. In addition to…
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Partner
Katherine Franco is a registered patent attorney who concentrates her practice in the protection of innovation with a special focus on high-tech.
She primarily focuses on patent preparation…
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Partner
Eugene Gibilaro is a Partner at Blank Rome's Tampa office.  Eugene focuses his practice on tax controversy and transactions primarily in the areas of state and local income and franchise…
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Partner
Jeanne Grasso is a member of Blank Rome's  Maritime Emergency Response Team (“MERT”).
Jeanne Grasso focuses her practice on maritime, international, and environmental law for clients…
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Partner
Erica is a skilled litigator who focuses her practice on defending advertising injury and consumer fraud actions, as well as other consumer class actions and business litigation. She…
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Partner & Business Department Chair
Joseph Gulant has considerable experience in domestic and international taxation matters. He counsels public and private corporations, partnerships, funds, real estate and maritime-related…
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Partner
Anthony Haller’s practice covers all aspects of labor and employment law, including preventative counseling, complex litigation, trial, and appellate work. By way of example, he acts on…
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Associate
Noe Hamra is a member of our Maritime Emergency Response Team (“MERT”).
Noe Hamra concentrates his practice on international commercial and insurance litigation and arbitration, with…
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Senior Counsel
Rob Handler has more than 35 years of experience representing businesses, business owners, and investors in a wide variety of corporate, finance, real estate, and other transactional…
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Associate
Shane Hannon concentrates his practice on a wide range of government contracts matters.
Shane has notable experience with bid protests, particularly as a law clerk at the U.S. Court of…
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Partner
Stephanie M. Harden was recently recognized as a Law360 Rising Star—one of only five government contracts attorneys nationally to receive this recognition. She has extensive experience…
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Partner
Mark Haskell advises his clients on matters related to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”), including FERC investigations, litigation and related court appeals, and…
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Partner
Alex Hassid represents clients in complex litigation in federal and state courts and in arbitration. His diverse client base includes large companies, mid-sized manufacturers, foreign real…
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Partner
Terry Henry concentrates his practice on product liability and general commercial litigation. His practice is focused on the defense of companies that design and manufacture medical devices…
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Associate
Andrew Herman is an Associate at Blank Rome's Philadelphia office. Andrew concentrates his practice on labor and employment litigation and counseling. Through proactive and strategic…
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Partner
Margaret Hill has been practicing environmental law for more than 30 years. She is a member of Blank Rome’s Energy and Environmental Practice Group, which in 2017 was recognized as “Law…
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Partner
Brooke Iley is a Partner at Blank Rome's D.C. office. Brooke counsels and defends domestic and foreign corporations in all areas of employment and labor law compliance and litigation,…
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Partner
Elizabeth Jochum is an experienced litigator and counselor who represents government contractors in bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office as well as the U.S. Court…
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Partner
Nicole Johnson is a Partner at Blank Rome's NYC office. Nicole works with clients to resolve state and local tax controversies at the audit, administrative, and judicial levels and advises…
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Associate
Oliver Jury concentrates his practice on general litigation matters.
Oliver previously served as a summer associate at Blank Rome. He was also a Polydor Law Fellow of the AARP’s Systemic…
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Senior Counsel
Lynn Kamarck has more than 30 years of international trade experience and focuses her practice on regulatory matters, with an emphasis on trade remedy proceedings, trade policy, export…
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Senior Counsel
Alan Kashdan focuses his practice on regulatory matters, particularly international trade regulation, including compliance with U.S. export controls and sanctions administered by the U.S.…
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Associate
Tyler Kimberly focuses his practice on international trade matters, with experience analyzing both U.S. trade and administrative law issues.
Tyler previously served as a clerk for the…
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Partner
Sharon R. Klein is Chair of Blank Rome's Privacy, Security & Data Protection Practice. Sharon advises businesses on assessing and mitigating risks related to the privacy and security of…
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Of Counsel
Kara Kraman focuses her practice on the resolution of state and local tax controversies at the audit, administrative, and judicial levels in New York State and City and throughout the…
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Partner
David Kronenberg is a leading energy finance attorney who represents energy companies, financial institutions, hedge funds, and private equity firms in energy transactional matters,…
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Partner
William Lawler III is a Partner at Blank Rome's D.C. office. Bill represents corporations, organizations, government entities, and individuals in high-stakes, high-profile matters in…
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Partner
Keith Letourneau focuses his practice on maritime and energy transactions and litigation matters, including:


Contract negotiations and disputes


Vessel arrests and attachments…
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Partner
CO-CHAIR, NEW YORK OFFICE
As an accomplished trial lawyer, artful negotiator, and empathetic yet no-nonsense counselor, Lois Liberman represents high-net-worth individuals, prominent…
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Associate
Andrew M. Logan concentrates his practice in the areas of trusts and estates law and tax-exempt organizations.
Andrew’s trust and estate practice is focused on assisting high-net-worth…
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Senior Counsel Energy
Fred Lowther devotes his career primarily to the development of large energy and natural resource projects in the United States and abroad. He focuses his practice on domestic and…
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Associate
Louise Marencik is an Associate at Blank Rome's Philadelphia office. Louise concentrates her practice in consumer financial services matters.
As a member of the firm's Financial…
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Associate
Krista P. McDonald concentrates her practice on a wide range of labor and employment matters.
Krista has notable experience litigating and managing a variety of cases, including breach of…
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Partner
Luke Meier is a seasoned litigator and counselor with wide-ranging experience in government procurement law. He represents contractors in contract disputes and claims, bid protests, and…
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Of Counsel
Dana Merkel focuses her practice on domestic and international marine transportation and environmental issues for clients worldwide. Clients include ship owners, operators, and managers;…
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Partner
Anthony Mingione is a Partner at Blank Rome's New York office. Anthony devotes his practice to providing business solutions to legal problems in the workplace and in litigating business…
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Partner
David Moise has more than 30 years of experience providing services in the area of tax and tax controversy. His practice focuses on federal, state, and local tax examinations, appeals, and…
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Associate
Michael J. Montalbano represents government contractors in a variety of litigation and counseling matters, including:

Bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”), U.S…
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Partner
Jonathan Moore is Vice Chair of Blank Rome's Financial Institutions Litigation and Regulatory Compliance group. Jonathan concentrates his practice in the area of consumer financial services…
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Partner
Dan Morgan has spent his career representing a wide range of public and private companies and nonprofit organizations, as well as senior executives of those companies and organizations.
The…
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Partner
Mitchell defends audits and litigates U.S. state and local tax matters before judicial courts and administrative tribunals around the country. He has successfully argued cutting edge,…
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Partner
Alex advises clients on data privacy and information security laws and regulations, including compliance with HIPAA/HITECH; Gramm-Leach-Bliley; the California Consumer Privacy Act; cross-…
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Associate
Amanda Noonan concentrates her practice on a wide range of corporate litigation matters.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Amanda served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas L.…
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Of Counsel
James O’Neill focuses his practice on federal and state taxation, including income, estate and gift taxation, estate planning, and trust and estate administration, with significant…
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Partner
Kevin Passerini provides legal counsel to clients on a wide range of business issues, concentrating on the prevention and litigation of disputes between competitors in the following areas…
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Partner
CO-CHAIR, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY PRACTICE GROUP
David Perry concentrates his practice on the creation, protection, defense, and licensing of intellectual property. He…
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Partner
Stacy Phillips is a nationally recognized family law practitioner and Partner at Blank Rome's Los Angeles office., handling primarily high-net-worth and high-profile divorce cases. She has…
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Partner
Anthony leads Blank Rome’s National Security team. A dual U.S./UK-qualified practitioner with on-the-ground experience spanning four continents, he counsels companies and private equity…
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Partner
Louis Rappaport focuses his practice on U.S. and global private equity and strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, roll-ups, corporate carveouts and distressed…
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Partner
Jason E. Reisman is a Partner at Blank Rome's Philadelphia office. Jason concentrates his practice on all aspects of labor relations and employment law, with a particular focus on wage and…
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Associate
Benjamin R. Reyes is an Associate at Blank Rome's D.C. office. Benjamin concentrates his practice on a wide range of general litigation matters.
Benjamin previously served as a summer…
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Partner
Jeffrey Rosenfeld concentrates his practice in the area of business tax law. He counsels public and private corporations, partnerships, and individuals in a broad array of tax matters.
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Partner
Jeffrey Rosenthal has extensive experience in high-stakes corporate and commercial litigation, having defended companies in multiple industries against claims involving:

Class actions…
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Partner
Michael Sanders is the lead partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office tax group. He focuses his practice in the area of taxation, offering particular knowledge in matters affecting…
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Partner
Michael Schaedle concentrates his practice on bankruptcy, reorganizations and workouts, debt and equity restructuring, and commercial and public debt transactions, including:


Secured…
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Partner
Peter’s practice focuses on advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and other significant corporate matters, including:

Private equity transactions
Cross-border transactions
Corporate…
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Partner
Stephen Schrier co-chairs the firm’s Gaming and Sports practices. He concentrates on complex litigation, regulatory proceedings, transactions, and advice involving all aspects of gaming and…
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Associate
Karen Shin is an Associate at Blank Rome's Orange County office. Karen focuses her practice on a diverse range of data privacy and information security matters, including compliance with…
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Partner
Jennifer Short has broad experience in the public and private sectors with government and internal investigations, particularly related to government contractors and healthcare providers.…
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Of Council
Josh Sivin is an experienced tax litigator appearing before tax appeals tribunals and in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Josh is well versed in business and excise tax matters…
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Senior Counsel
Irwin Slomka focuses his practice on state and local tax controversies before administrative and judicial bodies in New York and throughout the United States.
He has broad experience in tax…
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Partner
Brett Snyder focuses his practice on the regulation of the natural gas, oil, and electric industries and related transactions. He advises clients regarding the certification of new natural…
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Partner
CO-CHAIR, CORPORATE LITIGATION PRACTICE GROUP
CO-CHAIR, CLASS ACTION DEFENSE TEAM
Ana Tagvoryan is a high-stakes corporate litigator with almost two decades of experience advising,…
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Associate
Jillian Taylor concentrates her practice on a variety of intellectual property and technology law matters, assisting her clients in maximizing their intellectual property, technology, and…
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Associate
Jane Thomas concentrates her practice on mass tort, environmental, and insurance recovery matters.
During law school, Jane served as a paralegal for the Department of Justice’s…
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Partner
Eric Tower serves as a trusted advisor to healthcare clients on a wide range of corporate transactional and operational matters.
Previously serving as a former executive and senior in-house…
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Partner
Financial Institutions
With over a decade of regulatory and litigation experience, Michael’s practice includes a strong emphasis in consumer financial services, representing lenders,…
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Senior Counsel
Jonathan Waldron is a member of Blank Rome's Maritime Emergency Response Team (“MERT”).
Jonathan Waldron is the former chair of Blank Rome’s Maritime & International Trade Practice…
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Partner
Sean R. Weissbart is a Partner at Blank Rome's NYC office. Sean concentrates his practice in the areas of trusts and estates law and tax-exempt organizations.
His trusts and estates…
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Partner
Thomas Westle provides counsel to registered and unregistered investment companies, independent boards of directors/trustees of registered investment companies and business development…
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Senior Counsel
Stephen Whelan concentrates his practice in equipment leasing and financing, secured lending, asset securitization, energy finance, and corporate trust. He represents originators of…
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Partner
Lauren Wilgus concentrates her practice in the areas of international and maritime litigation and alternate dispute resolution. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the shipping…
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Partner
Shawn M. Wright is a Partner at Blank Rome's D.C. office. She is a litigator who concentrates her practice in the area of white collar criminal defense, with a specific focus on the Foreign…
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Partner
CO-CHAIR, PRIVACY, SECURITY & DATA PROTECTION PRACTICE
Phil Yannella regularly counsels clients on data, privacy, and cybersecurity issues relating to the use of digital information. He…
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Of Counsel
Evan concentrates his practice on corporate reorganizations and related complex litigation in national and cross-border matters. He frequently represents foreign representatives in Chapter…
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Associate
Stephen’s broad representative background allows him to understand the individual, unique needs of each client and work to deliver solutions in their respective matters. His career has…
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