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Blank Rome is the collective trade name for an international legal practice. Blank Rome LLP is a registered Pennsylvania limited liability partnership. The personal liability of partners of Blank Rome LLP is limited by provisions of Pennsylvania limited liability partnership law. Blank Rome LLP has established and maintains Blank Rome Shanghai Representative Office, USA, in Shanghai, pursuant to a Practicing License granted by the Ministry of Justice, People's Republic of China. Blank Rome Government Relations LLC is a registered District of Columbia limited liability company, the majority interest of which is owned indirectly by Blank Rome LLP. Blank Rome Cincinnati LLC is an affiliate of Blank Rome LLP. The Cincinnati professionals displayed on this website with an asterisk (*) adjacent to their titles are—as noted in their biographies—partners, associates, and of counsel of Blank Rome Cincinnati LLC, and not of Blank Rome LLP.

As a foreign law firm registered with the Ministry of Justice, we are permitted to provide information concerning the effects of the Chinese legal environment, but we are not authorized to practice Chinese law or to render legal opinions in respect of Chinese law.

The materials on this website and the related links are provided for informational purposes only. They are not intended as and do not constitute legal advice and should not be acted on as such. The materials and links are also not the legal opinions of Blank Rome or any of its attorneys or clients, nor are the materials represented as being all-inclusive, correct, complete, or up-to-date. No one should rely on any information on this website or its links. We suggest, instead, that you should seek the advice of an attorney with respect to any matter contained in the website or its links.

The posting and periodic updating of this website and its links are not intended to create, nor do they create, an attorney-client relationship between Blank Rome and you or any other person. You should not act or rely on any legal information on the World Wide Web without obtaining the advice of an attorney. The selection of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertising. Before making your choice of attorney, you should give this matter careful thought. You should obtain substantive material. For example, ask a prospective attorney or law firm to send you free written information about their qualifications and experience.

We will be pleased to communicate with you by e-mail. However, if you communicate with us through the World Wide Web, you should know that Internet e-mail is not secure. You should not send sensitive or confidential e-mail messages unless you are certain that you have adequately encrypted them. If you communicate with us through the World Wide Web, or through other means, about a matter in which we do not already represent you, your communication will not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential.

We have made every effort to comply with all applicable legal and ethical requirements pertaining to law firm websites. Blank Rome does not seek, nor are we attempting to obtain, the representation of clients based on their viewing of any portion of this website that does not comply with applicable legal and ethical requirements pertaining to law firm websites. Nothing contained in this site should be construed to represent that the quality of Blank Rome's legal service is greater than that provided by other lawyers. Prior results cannot and do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter, including yours, in which a lawyer or law firm may be retained. Unless otherwise specifically stated, the attorneys listed in this website are not certified with respect to any specialty area of practice by any board of legal specialization, commission on continuing legal education, or similar body. At times, Blank Rome and its attorneys are recognized and rated by third-party publications. To view the methodology for these rankings, visit www.bestlawyers.com, www.bestlawfirms.usnews.com, www.chambersandpartners.com, www.legal500.com, www.superlawyers.com, and www.whoswholegal.com.

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Our office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, is, if required by any bar association rules, designated as our principal office; and Samuel H. Becker is designated as the attorney responsible for this website. Certain jurisdictions may require us to inform you that this website may be considered an advertisement.

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