Honors and Awards

Marilyn B. Chinitz Honored as “Champion for Change” by the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice

Marilyn Chinitz Headshot

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Marilyn B. Chinitz, a partner in the firm’s nationally recognized Matrimonial & Family Law group in New York, has been honored as a Champion for Change by the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice in recognition of her extraordinary dedication to change and justice for older adults. Marilyn was presented with the prominent award at the Weinberg Center’s Ninth Annual Awards of Distinction Breakfast, which was held virtually on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Justice at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale has been a national leader in elder abuse prevention for more than a decade. The Weinberg Center’s multidisciplinary team brings together professionals in the law, therapeutic social services, and public health to provide a safe shelter for people who experience elder abuse and to champion justice and dignity for older adults. To learn more about the Weinberg Center, please visit theweinbergcenter.org.

At Blank Rome, Marilyn concentrates her practice in matrimonial law, particularly high-net-worth divorce actions. She is a formidable advocate for her clients, guiding them through some of the most challenging transitions in their lives, and is a skillful negotiator whose numerous high-profile and celebrity cases have received national and international attention. Outside of the firm, Marilyn is involved extensively in community causes and has taken leadership roles in diverse nonprofit organizations, including the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, Foundation for Gender Equality, Bedford Democratic Committee, K-9 4 Cops, and Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Marilyn Chinitz Award
Marilyn B. Chinitz presented with the Champion for Change Award at the Weinberg Center’s Ninth Annual Awards of Distinction Breakfast on June 3, 2021.
Pictured from left is Dan Rheingold, President and CEO of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale; Marilyn B. Chinitz, Partner at Blank Rome and Champion of Change Honoree; and Joy Solomon, Director and Managing Attorney of the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice.