Los AngelesBlank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan A. Loeb and Jeffrey Rosenfeld have joined the Firm’s Corporate Litigation group as Partner and Of Counsel, respectively. Mr. Loeb brings more than twenty years of complex litigation experience to the Firm, with a practice that ranges across several industries, including entertainment, real estate, and healthcare law. Mr. Rosenfeld also has a breadth of experience, with a practice that includes litigation involving corporate governance, entertainment, intellectual property, and bankruptcy. Both Mr. Loeb and Mr. Rosenfeld join Blank Rome’s Los Angeles office from Bingham McCutchen LLP, where Mr. Loeb served as Managing Partner of the firm’s Santa Monica office and Chair of the Entertainment, Media and Communications group.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jon and Jeff in our Los Angeles office. Their combined litigation experience within the entertainment, real estate, and healthcare spaces is a perfect complement to the innovative work we’re doing in the region,” said Alan J. Hoffman, Chairman and Managing Partner. “This past year has been one of significant and strategic growth for us on the West Coast, and Jon and Jeff will help to further strengthen our regional presence and global capabilities.”

Mr. Loeb has represented studios and television networks and affiliates, film financiers, and production companies in a variety of types of intellectual property and entertainment litigation. In addition, he counsels clients in real estate disputes involving fiduciary duties and creditors’ rights. In the ever-changing healthcare industry, Mr. Loeb represents provider groups and physician management companies in a range of commercial litigation.

“My decision to join Blank Rome was based upon a number of factors, and in particular, I was extremely impressed with the Firm’s collaborative nature,” said Mr. Loeb. “I am excited to play a role in helping to expand the breadth of the Firm’s offerings in this period of growth, and am confident that Blank Rome will provide me with an excellent platform to continue to build my practice and effectively serve my clients.”

Mr. Rosenfeld’s clients include officers and directors of businesses in the technology, finance, and homebuilding industries, as well as actors, musicians, producers, authors, and other creative talent. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Rosenfeld also represents high-profile individuals facing cybersecurity and personal security threats. Mr. Rosenfeld has been named six times as a Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers. He added, “I’m looking forward to expanding the Firm’s presence in Los Angeles and contributing to its award-winning Corporate Litigation group.”

Mr. Loeb and Mr. Rosenfeld are joining a number of new additions to the Los Angeles office’s Corporate Litigation group. Most recently are Frank Kaplan and Ken Meyers, Partner and Of Counsel, respectively. In July, the Firm welcomed Partners Joshua Briones and Ana Tagvoryan to the group. Earlier this year, the Firm expanded significantly on the West Coast with the addition of 21 attorneys in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Mr. Loeb sits on the Board of Governors for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and writes and lectures on commercial litigation and legal ethics issues. Mr. Rosenfeld serves on the Judicial Elections Evaluation Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar, and has been published in the areas of special masters, electronic discovery, and bankruptcy. Both Mr. Loeb and Mr. Rosenfeld also have significant charitable interests, having worked with The Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Election Protection, and the ACLU.

Mr. Loeb earned his JD from the University of Southern California Law School, and his BA from the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Rosenfeld earned his JD from Harvard Law School, has advanced degrees from Princeton University and The University of Chicago, as well as a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

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