Blank Rome

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Blank Rome LLP
Blank Rome
Headquarters Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
No. of offices 15 offices (1 international)
No. of attorneys approximately 540
Major practice areas Multi-practice law and government affairs firm.
Key people Alan Hoffman, Chairman & Managing Partner
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 540 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 96th largest law firm in the United States in terms of revenue, according to the AmLaw 100 Survey. Blank Rome has fourteen offices in the United States: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York City; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, California; San Francisco, California; Houston, Texas (2 offices); Princeton, New Jersey; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; Cincinnati, Ohio; Boca Raton, Florida; Fort Lauderdale, 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 combined with ten other firms since its founding: Wexler Weisman Forman & Shapiro in 1984, Wigman, Cohen, Leitner & Myers in 1998; Tenzer Greenblatt LLP in 2000; Dyer, Ellis & Joseph in 2003, Healy & Baillie in 2006,[2] Abrams Scott & Bickley, L.L.P. in 2011, Bell, Ryniker & Letourneau, PC in 2013, Finestone & Richter and Margolis & Tisman LLP in 2014, and Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP in 2015.

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The firm’s practices cover areas including commercial and corporate litigation; consumer finance; corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, and securities; environmental, energy, and natural resources; finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy; intellectual property and technology; labor and employment; maritime, international trade and government contracts; matrimonial; products liability, mass torts, and insurance; real estate; tax, benefits, and private client; and white collar defense and investigations.[3]

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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