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Blank Rome Welcomes New Litigation Associate in Pittsburgh

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Jill Lipman Beck has joined the Firm’s Pittsburgh office as an associate in the General Litigation group, further bolstering the group’s national presence with the recent additions of associates Taylor K. Lake, Nicole B. MetralJacob W.E. Kearney, and Brandon W. McCune in the Philadelphia, Los Angeles, New York, and Wilmington offices, respectively.

Jill concentrates her practice on a wide range of general litigation matters, applying her significant experience in legal research, legal writing, and appellate advocacy to advance the interests of her clients. Prior to joining Blank Rome, Jill was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Christine Donohue of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court where she conducted Pennsylvania, federal, and multistate legal research and drafted majority and minority opinions in all areas of the law addressing issues of first impression, questions of statewide public importance, state and federal constitutional claims, and cases that resulted in a sentence of capital punishment. She also served as a law clerk for Justice Donohue during her term on the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Jill began her legal career working as an attorney at KidsVoice where she represented abused, neglected, and at-risk children in Allegheny County before magisterial district judges and in Juvenile Court, Orphans’ Court, and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Jill earned her J.D., cum laude, from Duquesne University School of Law and her B.A. in Criminal Justice, cum laude, from George Washington University.