Honors and Awards

Marilyn B. Chinitz Named to the Attorneys, Activists & Agents of Change Maker’s List by Marquis Who’s Who

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 selected by Marquis Who’s Who as an honoree for its Attorneys, Activists & Agents of Change Maker’s List. The notable list honors “legal minds and change-makers that have shaped our country and continue to fight for our rights and freedoms.”

Recognizing Marilyn, Marquis Who’s Who writes: “Chinitz is a partner in the New York office of Blank Rome LLP, an Am Law 100 firm with 14 offices providing a full range of legal and advocacy services to clients around the world. An advocate for the elderly, Chinitz is passionate about fighting financial exploitation and elder abuse and offers legal services pro bono in this capacity. She was awarded as a Champion of Change by the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice in 2021.”

The Marquis Who’s Who Maker’s List series began in January 2021 and recognizes “outstanding thought leaders and change-makers across significant industries.” Under the direction of Marquis Who’s Who CEO Erica Lee and award-winning media personality, women’s and diversity advocate, and executive editor, Star Jones, the monthly Marker’s Lists are curated by a selection committee hailing from diverse professional backgrounds in publishing, entertainment, law, business, journalism, marketing, graphic design, public relations, and print media. To learn more about the Maker’s List series, please visit marquiswhoswho.com.

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.