Diversity Committee

The Diversity Committee serves in an advisory capacity, and includes representatives from across the Firm's various practice groups and geographies. The Diversity Committee meets quarterly to discuss diversity activities and events, provides input on recruiting and retention programs, integration of diversity into the firm's business plan, and communication on diversity both internally and externally.

Current members of Blank Rome's Diversity Committee:

CO-CHAIRS
Christopher A. Lewis Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion, Partner, Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee
Deborah A. Franzblau Partner, Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee, Co-chair of the LGBT Affinity Group
 
EX-OFFICIO
Hon. Nathaniel R. Jones Of Counsel, Cincinnati, OH
Mark Blondman Partner, Washington, DC
Julie Dressing Chief Human Resources Officer, Washington, DC
Brooke Iley Partner, Washington, DC
Ori Portnoy Director of Professional Development and Training, New York, NY
 
FLORIDA
Jose Riguera Of Counsel, Fort Lauderdale
 
HOUSTON
Abdul Abdullahi Associate
Susan Bickley Partner
Jeremy Herschaft Partner
Russell Wong Partner
 
LOS ANGELES
Cheryl Chang Partner, Co-Chair, Attorneys of Color Affinity Group
Joseph Doloboff Partner
Jason Kim Partner
 
NEW YORK
Beth Bernstein Associate, Co-Chair, LGBT Affinity Group
Morgan Mouchette Associate, Co-Chair, Attorneys of Color Affinity Group
Mayling Blanco Partner
Kathleen Cunningham Partner, Co-Chair, Hiring Committee
Diana Eng Of Counsel, Vice-Chair, Attorneys of Color Affinity Group
Michael Scheffler Partner
Deborah Skakel Partner
Samantha Wallack Partner, Vice-Chair, Women's Steering Committee
 
PHILADELPHIA
Lisa Casey Partner, Chair, Women's Forum
Yelena Barychev Partner
Linsey Bozzelli Partner
Sophia Lee Partner
Mark Rabinowitz Partner, Co-Chair, Hiring Committee
Greg Vizza Associate
 
PRINCETON
Nikhil Heble Partner
Adrienne Rogove Partner
 
WASHINGTON
Charles Monterio Partner
Gabriella Ziccarelli Associate
 
WILMINGTON
Victoria Guilfoyle Associate
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