Blank Rome has expanded its Los Angeles office with the addition of six new lawyers to the roster.
Dennis Codon is joining the firm as Partner in the Public Companies and Capital Formation group. Codon is moving to Blank Rom from the firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi. Prior to that, Codon spent almost 30 years with Unocal, eventually becoming Chief Legal Officer.
Howard Knee is bringing a team of attorneys from Knee, Ross & Silverman, where he was a named partner. Knee joins as partner in the Employment, Benefits and Labor group.
Moving to Blank Rome with Howard Knee and also joining the Employment, Benefits and Labor group are Michael Ludwig, Colleen Carolan, Jim Newman and Mary Pierce.
Blank Rome LLP is the 84th largest law firm in the US according to the AmLaw 100. It employs about 500 at its eight offices in the US and Hong Kong.