Honors and Awards

Kathy E. Ochroch Recognized in City & State PA's 2023 Impact 75

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that partner Kathy E. Ochroch, who serves as the firm's director of pro bono and community impact, has been recognized in City & State PA's 2023 Impact 75, which honors Pennsylvania's "most influential difference-makers."

The honorees on this year's list work in a variety of industries, proving that there are many ways to make a difference. They are recognized for their efforts, which are helping communities across the State become "...more equitable, sustainable and prosperous." 

To view City & State PA's 2023 Impact 75, please click here.

Kathy's honoree profile, as published in City & State PA, is copied in full below.


Kathy Ochroch

Partner and Director of Pro Bono and Community Impact, Blank Rome

From the release of a 17-year death row client to securing asylum for Afghan refugees, attorney Kathy Ochroch ensures that Blank Rome makes a positive impact on its Philadelphia community. Ochroch is a longtime partner at the law firm, where she specializes in business litigation and directs the firm's pro bono and community impact efforts; she also coordinates the nonpartisan Election Protection Pennsylvania hotline. Her advocacy – especially in cases involving abused children, veterans and disabled people – has garnered awards from the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar associations.