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 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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