PHILADELPHIA, PA—Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce five new leadership appointments, effective January 1, 2024:
• Regina Stango Kelbon, Business Department Co-Chair
• Matthew “Matt” J. Comisky, Philadelphia Office Co-Chair
• William “Will” J. Dorsey, Vice Practice Group Leader, Corporate Litigation group
• Andrew “Andy” T. Hambelton, Co-Practice Group Leader, General Litigation group
• Lauren E. O’Donnell, Co-Practice Group Leader, General Litigation group
Regina Stango Kelbon joins partners Gary R. Goldenberg and Joseph T. Gulant as co-chair of Blank Rome’s Business Department, overseeing more than 300 attorneys across the firm’s 15 offices. She is a partner in the in the firm’s Finance, Restructuring, and Bankruptcy group and served as co-chair of the group from 2011-2018.
Matt Comisky will co-chair the Philadelphia office with current co-chair, partner Alan L. Zeiger. Matt, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate group, has deep roots at Blank Rome, having started as an associate at the firm nearly three decades ago.
Will Dorsey joins co-chairs Ana Tagvoryan and Joseph T. Gulant in leading the Corporate Litigation group. At Blank Rome, Will is a founding member of the Chicago office, helps lead the firm’s banking litigation practice, and serves as a mentor to several associates and junior partners.
Andy Hambelton and Lauren O’Donnell join Dominique L. Casimir, Michael A. Iannucci, and Christopher “Chris” J. Petersen as co-practice group leaders of the General Litigation group. Andy and Lauren both joined Blank Rome in 2010 as litigation associates and were elevated to partners in 2019.
Throughout her tenure at the firm, Lauren has stepped into several leadership positions and currently serves on the firm’s recruiting and retention committee and previously served as co-chair of the summer associate program in 2015.