Blank Rome Hosts Private Film Screenings of Just Mercy

Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Houston

Blank Rome LLP was proud to host a series of private film screenings of Just Mercy, which tells the true story of young defense attorney Bryan Stevenson and his fight for the life of Walter McMillian, after he was sentenced to death for murder despite evidence proving his innocence. The exclusive events were held in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Houston between January 28 and January 30, 2020. 

This inspirational film starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson sparks important conversation around shifting the narrative on race in America, re-examining and understanding the systems of inequality and injustice in our country, and paving the way toward justice and healing. As part of Blank Rome’s ongoing commitment to Pro Bono and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, our Firm was honored to share such a special experience with our clients and friends and to engage in a meaningful dialogue on a topic about which we all care deeply. Our Firm was also honored to dedicate the screenings in memory of the inspiring life and legacy of our late colleague, Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, who was one of the brightest legal minds and civil rights advocates of our time.

To learn more about the film and watch the movie trailer, please visit

Just Mercy Screenings