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    Blank Rome gains litigation veteran from Greenberg

    February 3, 2014 Leslie D. Corwin is set to leave Greenberg Traurig to join the smaller partnership at Blank Rome.   Corwin, 66, has expertise on business ruptures, and will practice in Blank Rome’s corporate litigation group in…

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    Blank Rome to launch in San Fransisco

    January 23, 2014 Philadelphia-based law firm Blank Rome is set to launch in San Francisco, and has revealed plans to expand to New York and Los Angeles. The firm has hired 21 lawyers, including five partners, from Finestone & Richter…

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    Bryan Cave hires Blank Rome partners in Hong Kong

    August 7, 2013 Bryan Cave has boosted its Hong Kong office with the hire of two partners from US rival Blank Rome, which closed is Hong Kong office in July. Corporate lawyer Kristi Swartz and commercial litigation lawyer Nigel…

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    Blank Rome acquires Houston-based maritime firm

    August 5, 2013 Philadelphia law firm Blank Rome has acquired Houston-based maritime firm Bell Ryniker & Letourneau. The eight lawyer group from Bell Ryniker will build upon Blank Rome’s Houston presence, which began in 2011 with…

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    US firm Blank Rome launches in Shanghai

    May 12, 2011 US firm Blank Rome has launched an office in Shanghai. Firm co-chairman Alan Hoffman said that the new office will give high priority to servicing Chinese companies seeking access to American capital markets, but will…

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    Big Law partners move to smaller firms

    July 21, 2009 A few longtime large firm partners in the US have decided to leave the "Big Law" world behind in favor of smaller firms. Real estate partners Charles Naselsky and Jon Hillsberg left 500-lawyer Blank Rome to join…

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    Blank Rome cuts associate salaries by $15,000

    July 6, 2009 Blank Rome LLP confirmed that it is cutting the salaries of its most associates in response to similar reductions at competing law firms. Starting salaries at Blank Rome have been lowered from $145,000 to $130,000 in…

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