Blank Rome LLP

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Blank Rome LLP

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Managing Partner & CEO: Grant S Palmer
Chairman: Alan J Hoffman

Firm Overview:

The firm’s 600 plus attorneys provide comprehensive legal and advocacy services to clients operating worldwide. Since 1946, the firm has built a reputation for leading knowledge, experience, and top-level service to clients across a spectrum of industries, from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, and for its commitment to diversity, inclusion, and pro bono.

Main Areas of Practice:

Consumer Finance:

The practice’s business, regulatory and litigation lawyers have experience in regulatory compliance, financial services, commercial litigation, bankruptcy, white-collar criminal defense and government investigations.

Corporate, M&A & Securities:
The practice represents clients in capital-raising, M&A and corporate transactions including fund formation and management, debt and equity financings, securities offerings, federal/state regulatory compliance, joint ventures and corporate governance strategies.

Cybersecurity & Data Privacy:
The team assists clients in regulatory compliance, preparing for and responding to cyberattacks, audits and meeting data security requirements of business partners.

Energy, Environment & Mass Torts:
The practice offers regulatory, transactional, litigation, real estate, leasing, project finance, federal and state taxation and government/Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relations, intellectual property and strategic public policy services, to clients in businesses including: manufacturing, real estate, commercial development, public and private finance and investment, healthcare, transportation and municipal and county governments and redevelopment authorities. The practice also defends companies and individuals against product liability and mass tort suits, including toxic tort and environmental disputes, aviation disasters, and alleged defects in equipment and vehicles.

Equipment Leasing:
The practice structures, negotiates and documents complex financing transactions, and represents captive and independent leasing companies, funding sources and the debt and equity sides of leveragedlease transactions.

Finance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
The group represents creditors and debtors in bankruptcy, reorganization and workout matters, including litigation, credit and business transactions and high-profile insolvency cases. The practice also represents senior and subordinate lenders, including mezzanine and second lien lenders, combining commercial finance and lending experience with knowledge of tax, real estate and securities law.

Government Contracts:
The practice represents contractors in federal, state, and local government contract matters, including bid protests, claims, dispute resolution, audits and investigations, False Claims Act cases, mandatory disclosure issues, suspension and debarment, small business programs, and compliance matters.

Insurance Recovery:
For policyholders, the firm handles policy audits; risk assessments; disputes; and reimbursements, settlements, or judgments relating to D&O claims; and helps insureds resolve disputes under errors and omissions policies. Its deep-bench trial abilities and novel settlement strategies have led to landmark rulings, new coverage types and industry advances.

Intellectual Property & Technology:
The group covers all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law. Attorneys have experience in asset management; investigating, procuring, enforcing and maximizing the value of intellectual property rights, including in litigation; licensing; and patent and trademark procurement, licensing, and counseling.

Labor & Employment:
The group provides advice, counseling, litigation representation and training on matters confronting in-house counsel and management, such as whistleblower claims, trade secrets, wage and hour issues, internal investigations, management training, union relations, and immigration.

Litigation:
The practice is experienced in handling civil, criminal and administrative trial and appellate matters in state and federal courts, spanning a range of issues, including class action defense and transactional disputes.

Maritime & International Trade:
As the largest US maritime practice, the firm provides clients worldwide with response capabilities and experience in regulatory and legislative issues; litigation; arbitration; defense of administrative, civil and criminal enforcement actions; commercial/ transactional matters, including vessel and corporate finance and structuring strategic alliances; and all casualty matters, including collisions, allisions and pollution response.

Matrimonial & Family Law:
The group counsels individuals and couples in legal aspects of marriage, from planning and negotiating pre- and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, mediation, divorce and custody arrangements.

Real Estate:
The group’s deep bench strength can handle all aspects of real estate law, providing practical advice, analyzing risks and developing innovative strategies informed by the team’s broad base of transactional experience.

Tax, Benefits & Private Clients:
The practice, combining governmental, financial and legal experience, handles planning for sophisticated transactions and other matters with local, state, federal, and foreign tax implications, and represents clients in all aspects of estate and business planning, estate and trust administration and estate and tax litigation.

White Collar Defense & Investigations:
The group assists companies and individuals facing criminal and regulatory investigations, congressional inquiries, whistleblower accusations, or self-discovered misconduct. It helps clients defend against allegations, while mitigating damage to individual or corporate reputations. The firm also has industry teams providing targeted representation to clients in various industries.

USA

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 High Net Worth 2020

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Insurance: Policyholder
Band 3
Delaware

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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District of Columbia

Insurance: Policyholder
Band 2
New Jersey

Litigation: General Commercial
Band 3
New York

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder
Band 3

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California

Banking & Finance


Anthony R Callobre
Band 3

Insurance: Policyholder


David Thomas
Up and Coming
Linda D Kornfeld
Band 2
Mary Craig Calkins
Band 2
Delaware

Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Regina Stango Kelbon
Band 3
Stanley Tarr
Band 3

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Bruce LesserBanking & Finance
Harvey I FormanBanking & Finance
Paul Bennett BranBankruptcy/Restructuring
Thomas E BironBankruptcy/Restructuring
Henry F Schuelke IIILitigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Band 1
Lawrence Flick IIBanking & Finance
Regina Stango KelbonBankruptcy/Restructuring
Andrew J RudolphEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Mark R HaskellEnergy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Kevin BrunoEnvironment
James R MurrayInsurance: Policyholder
John HeintzInsurance: Policyholder
Anthony HallerLabor & Employment
Stephen OrlofskyLitigation: General Commercial
Peter Foster KelsenReal Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Michael BellTransportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation (outside New York)
Jeanne GrassoTransportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory
Jonathan K WaldronTransportation: Shipping/Maritime: Regulatory

Ranked Offices

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California
Delaware
District of Columbia, Washington, DC, 1825 Eye Street NW
District of Columbia, Washington, DC, Watergate
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Head office

One Logan Square

130 North 18th Street

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-6998

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