Blank Rome

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Blank Rome LLP
Blank Rome
Headquarters Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
No. of offices 11 offices (1 international)
No. of attorneys approximately 500
Major practice areas Multi-practice law and government affairs firm.
Key people Alan Hoffman, Co-Chairman & Managing Partner; T. Michael Dyer, Co-Chairman
Date founded 1946
Company type Limited liability partnership

Blank Rome (formerly known as Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley[1]) is a large U.S. law firm. With nearly 500 attorneys serving clients across the globe, Blank Rome is an international law firm representing businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities. It is ranked as the 91st largest law firm in the United States in terms of revenue, according to the AmLaw 100 Survey. Blank Rome has ten offices in the United States: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York City; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, California; Houston, Texas; Princeton, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; Cincinnati, Ohio; Boca Raton, Florida; and Tampa, Florida. In May 2011, the firm further expanded internationally by opening a Shanghai office in the People’s Republic of China.


Blank Rome was founded in 1946.[2] The firm has merged with six other firms: Wigman, Cohen, Leitner & Myers in 1998; Tenzer Greenblatt LLP in 2000; Dyer, Ellis & Joseph in 2003,[3] Healy & Baillie in 2006,[2] Abrams Scott & Bickley, L.L.P. in 2011, and Bell, Ryniker & Letourneau, PC in 2013.

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The firm’s practices cover areas including business tax; commercial and corporate litigation; employment benefits and labor; financial services; bankruptcy and financial restructuring; government relations; health law; intellectual property; maritime, international trade and procurement; matrimonial; mergers & acquisitions; private equity; product liability; public companies and capital formation; public finance; real estate; trusts and estates; white collar, and internal and government investigations.[4]

Blank Rome Government Relations LLC, an affiliate of Blank Rome LLP, includes legal, lobbying and strategic communications professionals who manage virtually every aspect of a governmental issue facing a client.

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