Blank Rome Welcomes Two Labor and Employment Associates

February 9, 2017

Press Release

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Asima J. Ahmad and Story E. Cunningham have joined the Firm as associates in the Labor and Employment group. Ms. Ahmad is based in the Firm’s Philadelphia office and Ms. Cunningham is based in the Firm’s Los Angeles office.

Ms. Ahmad joins the Firm from Jackson Lewis P.C. She concentrates her practice on labor and employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour claims. Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Ms. Ahmad earned her J.D. from Penn State Law School, where she served as managing editor of articles for the Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs and was a member of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, where she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award. She earned her B.A. in Public Policy from Hamilton College.

Ms. Cunningham joins the Firm from Paul Hastings LLP. She concentrates her practice on labor and employment matters, including leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, disability law, and wrongful termination. Admitted to practice in California and the Eastern and Central Districts of California, Ms. Cunningham earned her J.D. from the University of California – Los Angeles, where she served as an editor for the UCLA Women’s Law Journal and completed a judicial externship for the Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She received her B.J. in Broadcast Journalism, summa cum laude, from the University of Missouri.

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