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Blank Rome’s Negar Kordestani Elected to Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee

Blank Rome LLP Associate Negar M. Kordestani was elected for a three-year term to the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Ms. Kordestani is one of seven candidates to be elected to the committee, and will begin serving her term on January 1, 2017.

The Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”) Executive Committee manages and directs the business and activities of the YLD's more than 2,900 members, including oversight of 20 committees in the areas of public service, law-related education, and service to the legal community. The YLD is very active in both the law community and the community of Philadelphia. Throughout the year, members of the YLD are involved in numerous committees to develop programs that help children, the elderly, the disadvantaged, and many more. For more information, please visit

At Blank Rome, Ms. Kordestani concentrates her practice in general litigation matters. Her civil litigation practice includes matters related to business and contract disputes, and she also has experience representing companies in litigation arising from the enforcement and defense of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. Ms. Kordestani is a Class of 2014 Advisor to the NovUS Chapter of the Villanova Law Alumni Association as well as a member of the Columbia Alumni Club of Philadelphia.