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Michael Lupton Appointed to AsylumConnect Junior Board

Mike Lupton

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Michael C. Lupton, an associate in the Firm’s General Litigation group, has been appointed to the Junior Board of AsylumConnect, a technology nonprofit providing the first and only resource website and mobile app for LGBTQ+ asylum seekers.

The AsylumConnect Junior Board is a group of young professionals who lend their own resources, networks, and skills to supporting and promoting AsylumConnect’s mission of using technology to connect persecuted and marginalized LGBTQ+ people with verified safe services and support. As a Junior Board member, Michael will play a critical role in AsylumConnect’s fundraising and development efforts, collaborate with the organization’s leadership, and network with other young professionals who have a passion for LGBTQ+ and immigration issues. For additional information, please visit

At Blank Rome, Michael concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation and is actively involved in the Firm’s pro bono program. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School where he served as a clinic intern for the Brooklyn Law School LGBT Law Clinic and as treasurer of OUTLaws, an LGBT affinity group.