Law Firm of the Year, Northeast 2017

Awarded to: Blank Rome, LLP

Judges Comments

“Blank Rome demonstrate their expertize in the diverse casework as presented in their submission. Delivering complex projects on behalf of some of the leading E&P and Midstream companies in the region on some of the most eminent projects currently underway.”

“Their record of CSR is rooted in their tradition of pro bono service, with the Firm’s founding partner Edwin Rome defending Aaron Turner, whom was on death row and after 11 years and 5 separate trials, was eventually exonerated. Today the rm continues to work on numerous good causes to protect individuals and communities in the local area.”

Corporate Overview

Blank Rome, an international law firm, represents clients worldwide – from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups – in energy and natural resources matters and related environmental issues.

Focusing on our clients’ regulatory business and financial goals, our more than 30 energy attorneys bring established methods and our clear understanding of energy industry dynamics to bear on traditional problems, to achieve a unique, competitive advantage in an energy industry increasingly subjected to volatile markets and shifting regulatory demands at a federal, RTO, or state level, by state utility commissions or environmental regulators.

Our energy group attorneys assist our clients, including public electric and gas utilities, independent power producers, private equity firms, project developers, and industrial and commercial electric and gas consumers, in a broad range of energy ares, including:

  • asset transfer and financing
  • project development
  • real property transfers and development
  • land use and real estate tax
  • distressed assets and creditors rights
  • federal energy regulatory matters
  • state energy regulatory matters
  • environmental compliance
  • radiation and Oil & Gas NORM Litigation
  • cleantech
  • complex tax transactions