Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Blank Rome's Diversity & 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 & Inclusion Committee:

CO-CHAIRS
Christopher A. Lewis

Chief Officer of Diversity and Inclusion

Partner, Co-Chair of Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Deborah A. Franzblau

Partner, Co-Chair of Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Co-Chair of BR Pride

EX-OFFICIO
Hon. Nathaniel R. Jones Of Counsel
Mark Blondman Partner
Julie Dressing Chief Human Resources Officer
Brooke Iley Partner
Ori Portnoy Director of Professional Development and Training
Donna Branca Director of Strategic Leadership
 
HOUSTON
Susan Bickley Partner
Jeremy Herschaft Partner
Russell Wong Partner
 
LOS ANGELES
Cheryl Chang Partner, Co-Chair of BR United
Joseph Doloboff Partner
Jason Kim Partner
 
NEW YORK
Beth Bernstein Connors Associate, Co-Chair of BR Pride
Morgan Fraser Mouchette Associate, Co-Chair of BR United
Mayling Blanco Partner
Kathleen Cunningham Partner
Diana Eng Of Counsel, Co-Chair of BR United
Michelle Ann Gitlitz Partner, Vice Chair of Women's Forum
Michael Scheffler Partner
Deborah Skakel Partner, Chair of Women's Forum
Samantha Wallack Partner
 
PHILADELPHIA
Lisa Casey Partner
Yelena Barychev Partner
Linsey Bozzelli Partner, Vice Chair of Women's Forum
Sophia Lee Partner
Mark Rabinowitz Partner
Greg Vizza Associate
 
PRINCETON
Adrienne Rogove Partner
 
WASHINGTON
Charles Monterio Partner
 
WILMINGTON
Victoria Guilfoyle Partner