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Blank Rome Welcomes Litigation Associate in New York

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Jacob W.E. Kearney has joined the Firm as an associate in the Litigation group. He is based in the Firm’s New York office, which welcomed four attorneys earlier this month—partner Natasha Romagnoli and associate João P. Santa-Rita in the Insurance Recovery group; partner Scott D. Samlin in the Consumer Financial Services group; and associate Taylor P. Fish in the Matrimonial and Family Law group.

Jacob joins Blank Rome from Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. He concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, representing companies and individuals in a wide variety of disputes, including breach of contract, defamation, tax and environmental matters, restructuring proceedings, and environmental litigation. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, and is currently representing an individual applying for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and another in her divorce.

Jacob is admitted to practice in New York and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where he served as the managing editor of the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal and alumni initiatives director of the Georgetown Law Student Bar Association. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Gonzaga University.