Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft Appointed 2017 Tulane Law School Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence

March 2017

Blank Rome Partner Jeremy Herschaft has been appointed as the 2017 John E. Sims Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence at Tulane Law School, which has an internationally-recognized maritime law program. He will participate as practitioner-in-residence in March 2017.

The residence program, which is managed by the school’s Maritime Law Center, invites an experienced admiralty practitioner, from outside of New Orleans, to meet with law students and faculty in small group settings to discuss the practical aspects of maritime law and current trends in the industry. For more information, please visit www.law.tulane.edu/tlscenters/maritime.

At Blank Rome, Mr. Herschaft concentrates his maritime practice on international corporate litigation, arbitration, and commercial counseling, with particular emphasis on the global marine and energy industries. Based in the Firm’s Houston office, he is member of Blank Rome’s Maritime Emergency Response Team, assisting clients on-scene in responding to maritime casualties, marine pollution incidents, and other shipboard and offshore investigations.

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Founded in 1946, Blank Rome is an Am Law 100 firm with 13 offices and over 600 attorneys throughout the United States and in Shanghai who represent businesses and organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-up entities around the globe. With a strong focus on the key industry sectors of energy, maritime and transportation, real estate, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, chemical, gaming, technology, and manufacturing, Blank Rome advises its clients on a full spectrum of legal matters involving litigation; M&A and securities; finance, business restructuring, and bankruptcy; cybersecurity and data privacy; environment and mass torts; government contracts; insurance coverage; intellectual property; labor and employment; international trade; matrimonial and family law; policy and political law; tax and benefits; and white collar defense and investigations. The Firm also represents pro bono clients in a wide variety of cases and matters. Blank Rome is annually ranked and recognized for its leading middle-market corporate, M&A, real estate, and finance practices, to name a few, and is internationally acclaimed for its global maritime practice and capabilities. For more information, please visit www.blankrome.com