CHAIR, LITIGATION DEPARTMENT
MANAGING PARTNER-ELECT (Effective January 1, 2019)
Grant Palmer is the chair of Blank Rome’s 300-member Litigation Department. He is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with significant trial experience. Grant has a proven track record of developing unique strategies and solutions to achieve favorable results on behalf of clients. Grant represents his clients’ needs in a wide range of areas, including class actions, cybersecurity, corporate and shareholder litigation, employment, restrictive covenants, bad faith, insurance coverage, RICO, patent and intellectual property, fraud, unfair trade practices, personal injury, products liability, and trade secrets. He has conducted numerous corporate internal investigations and has significant experience with record retention issues and programs.
Grant is frequently consulted by clients concerning preventative counseling, data protection, and retention of document issues. He also has substantial experience utilizing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to limit litigation expense and exposure.
He publishes on a wide array of issues impacting business litigation, and he is frequently asked to speak at events, seminars, and legal education programs across the country. Recently, Grant presented on “Cloud Computing’s Impact on Litigation,” as well as “Streamlining Client and Counsel’s Relationship.”
Chambers USA notes that “a grateful client describes him as a ‘problem solver,’ and values Palmer’s ability to ‘really understand how corporations operate.’”
Grant serves on Blank Rome’s Executive Committee and is also the chair of Blank Rome’s Pro Bono Committee.
He began his career as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Robert S. Gawthrop in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Outside the Firm
Grant lives outside of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.