Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that partner Susan L. Bickley, who serves as chair of the firm’s Houston office, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Houston Bar Association’s Justice Ruby Kless Sondock Award, which recognizes a woman lawyer or judge for a record of exceptional achievement and leadership in the law.
Blank Rome Partner Michelle M. Gervais will be a speaker at the Professional Football Players Mothers Association’s (“PFPMA”) Retreat & Meeting, being held July 15 through 17, 2021, as an online, virtual event.
Michelle’s session, “Steps in Becoming Wise and Winning,” will take place on Friday, July 16, at 3:40 p.m. EDT.
Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that partner Cheryl S. Chang, who serves as co-vice chair of the firm’s Consumer Finance Litigation practice group, was selected as the “Woman to Watch of the Year” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, as part of their Women’s Leadership Series & Awards 2021 honoring the “terrific women leaders within the Los Angeles business community.”
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Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that our firm has been named for the fifth year as one of the 2021 Best Law Firms for Women by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media), in recognition of “utilizing best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting, and developing women lawyers.” Blank Rome is among 50 firms t
As numerous reports confirm, during the pandemic women have shouldered a greater share of domestic responsibilities, in addition to their jobs. A recent McKinsey study found mothers are more than three times as likely to meet the majority of the demands for housework and caregiving during the pandemic, compared with fathers. The burden is even greater if a woman works from home. We have all either experienced or heard about the exhausting task of trying to “balance” the roles of parent, teacher, cook, daycare worker, maid, and breadwinner during the past 15 months.
Blank Rome’s Serena S. Gopal admits she had no idea what a senior partner was talking about in her first meeting as a summer associate and that she quickly Googled the phrases he used.