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"Blank Rome's commitment to diversity and inclusion has been at the foundation of the Firm's core values since 1946, when the Firm was established by a group of attorneys who were barred from joining many established law firms because of their religion. The founders' vision for the Firm was of a work environment where people of diverse backgrounds could gather to practice law and bring their "whole selves" to work. As a result, Blank Rome remains supportive of all of our professionals and is proud of the national recognition we have..."

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Blank Rome LLP

One Logan Square
130 N. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 569-5500


Chairman: Alan J. Hoffman
Managing Partner and CEO: Grant Palmer
Hiring Partners: Kathleen Cunningham & Mark Rabinowitz
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
500 - 750

Base Salary

Los Angeles; New York; and Washington, DC
1st year: $180,000 ($190,000 at 2,000 hours)
Summer associate: $3,462/week Philadelphia and Houston
1st year: $165,000 ($175,000 at 2,000 hours)
Summer associate: $3,173/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
11 out of 11 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
19 total (11 2Ls; 8 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Cincinnati, OH
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Princeton, NJ
San Francisco, CA
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
Wilmington, DE

Major Departments & Practices

Commercial Litigation
Consumer Finance
Corporate Litigation
Corporate, M&A, & Securities
Energy, Environment, & Mass Torts
Finance, Restructuring, & Bankruptcy
Government Contracts
Government Relations
Insurance Recovery
Intellectual Property & Technology
Labor & Employment
Maritime & International Trade
Matrimonial & Family Law
Real Estate
Tax, Benefits, & Private Client
White Collar Defense and Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.