Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Blank Rome's Diversity and Inclusion Committee is comprised of representatives from across our Firm's various practice groups and geographies.

Serving in an advisory capacity, our committee meets quarterly to discuss diversity and inclusion activities and events, provide input on recruiting and retention programs, incorporate diversity initiatives into our Firm's business plan, and communicate diversity and inclusion developments, both internally and externally.

Members of Blank Rome's Diversity and Inclusion Committee:

CHAIR

Sophia Lee 

Partner and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

CHICAGO

Paige Barr Tinkham

Partner

HOUSTON

Jeremy Herschaft

Partner

Domingo Llagostera

Partner

LOS ANGELES

Shadi Enos Jahangir

Partner

Linda Kornfeld

Partner

NEW YORK

Diana Eng

Partner

Norm Heller

Partner

PHILADELPHIA

Mark Lee

Partner

PITTSBURGH

Eddie Edwards

Of Counsel

PRINCETON

Adrienne Rogove

Partner

TAMPA

Michelle Gervais

Partner

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Dominique Casimir

Partner

Jim Kelly

Partner

WILMINGTON

Tori Guilfoyle

Partner

EX OFFICIO

Alan Hoffman

Chairman

Grant Palmer

Managing Partner and CEO

EMERITUS

Christopher Lewis

Partner

ADMINISTRATIVE ADVISORS

Julie Dressing

Chief Human Resources Officer

Ori Portnoy

Chief Legal Talent Officer

Donna Branca

Director of Strategic Leadership

Lisa Bochner

Director of Business Development

Marianne Talbot

Business Development Manager

Cassandra Walker

Senior Graphic Design Specialist

Ellisa Cruz

Communications Specialist

Karyn Cleveland-Barnes

Diversity Programs Specialist