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Heather Sonnenberg Inducted as 2019 Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers

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Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Heather Sonnenberg was inducted as a Fellow to the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers on March 30, 2019, in Vancouver, Canada. The induction ceremony was held in conjunction with the College’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Dinner and recognized the 2019 Class of Fellows for their “outstanding achievements and advances in the field of commercial finance law.” In receiving this honor, Heather joins Blank Rome attorneys Lawrence F. Flick, Harvey I. Forman, and Stephen T. Whelan, who are also members of the College.

“We are incredibly proud of Heather’s induction as a Fellow to the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers,” said Grant S. Palmer, Blank Rome’s Managing Partner and CEO. “This prestigious honor is a recognition of Heather’s dedication and professional contributions to the commercial finance industry and the legal practice at large, further distinguishing her as a rising star in her field.”

Established in 1991, the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers is a professional association of distinguished lawyers dedicated to improving and enhancing the practice of commercial finance law and the ethics of the profession. The College’s mission is to bring together into an association those highly qualified members of the legal profession who, by reason of their character, skill and ability, will contribute to the goals, accomplishments, and good fellowship of the College. For more information, please visit

At Blank Rome, Heather concentrates her practice in commercial finance, with a particular focus on asset-based and cash-flow financing for various industry sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, and other service industries. She serves a wide range of clients, including banks, commercial finance companies, mezzanine lenders, and other institutional lenders, along with private equity firms, hedge funds, and publicly and privately held corporations. Heather was recently recognized in The Secured Lender’s 2019 Women in Commercial Finance issue, which profiled 50 women who are “making their mark” on the commercial finance industry. In 2016, she was named a winner of the Commercial Finance Association’s 40 Under 40 Awards.