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Blank Rome’s Roy W. Arnold Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Roy Arnold LCA Fellow

Blank Rome LLP Commercial Litigation Partner Roy W. Arnold, who serves as co-chair of the Firm’s national class action defense team, was named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (“LCA”), a peer-selected, invitation-only, trial lawyer national honorary society. Roy was formally inducted at LCA’s 2019 Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows on October 24, 2019.

“I am both honored and humbled to have been named a Fellow of the LCA,” said Roy. “Apart from their notable professional accomplishments, LCA Fellows serve their communities and the legal profession in a collegial and exemplary manner. I look forward to actively serving as a Fellow, and am also proud to join my Blank Rome colleagues, partners Anthony B. Haller and Deborah Greenspan, who were previously inducted as LCA Fellows.”

The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Membership is exclusively limited to 3,500 Fellows by design, allowing qualifications, diversity, and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism, and ethical standards among its Fellows. To learn more, please visit

For more than 25 years, Roy has represented clients faced with alleged class action and shareholder derivative lawsuits as well as other complex litigation throughout the United States. He has successfully defended and resolved a variety of major cases brought against banks and other financial services companies, retailers, hotels/resorts, real estate companies, and energy or natural resources companies. Throughout his career, he has defended well over 250 class action lawsuits and held a string of high-profile engagements in Western Pennsylvania and elsewhere, successfully representing a number of Fortune 500 corporations and their boards of directors in shareholder transaction-related litigation seeking to enjoin mergers valued in the billions of dollars, resulting in his reputation as a "go to" lawyer for this type of work.

LCA Fellows 2019 Conference

LCA 2019 Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows