Naomi Zwillenberg

Biography

Naomi Zwillenberg’s practice includes a wide range of litigation matters, with an emphasis on general commercial litigation, products liability defense, and white collar investigations. Naomi has significant experience in the life sciences industry as she has defended an orthopedic device company (knee system), a drug distribution company (allegations of improper shipping), and a drug manufacturing company (related to opioid abuse).

Naomi counsels and represents individuals and institutions in the following areas:

  • business and contract disputes
  • complex tort matters
  • criminal prosecutions and grand jury investigations by federal and state prosecutors involving False Claims Act (including qui tam), antitrust, public corruption, government contracts
  • internal corporate compliance investigations
  • whistleblower fraud investigations

Naomi plays an active role in Blank Rome’s pro bono program, having devoted over 100 hours to pro bono causes each year since joining the Firm. She has received Blank Rome’s Pro Bono Awards for providing over 65 hours of service in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Naomi is a volunteer attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates, the country’s oldest and largest pro bono legal and social services agency for children, as well as the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, which works to secure exonerations for the wrongfully convicted. In addition, she has helped several indigent clients prepare birth certificates, wills, and other important end-of-life documents.

While in law school, Naomi was the associate editor of the Journal of Law and Social Change and earned a Certificate in Management from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Richard Lee Price of the Bronx County Supreme Court – Criminal Division.

Recognitions

  • 2015, First Judicial District Distinguished Pro Bono Award, by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

Affiliations

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
Professional Activities

In 2017 and 2018, Naomi was on the planning committees for the Kohelet Yeshiva Beit Midrash CLE Programs, “Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today” and “Nazi Looted Art and the Legal Battle for Justice,” respectively. Each included a screening of a related documentary film and additional presentations by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro (in 2017) and Larry Berger, Esq., Former General Counsel of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (in 2018).

Credentials

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey

Education

  • New York University, BA, magna cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD