Chairman and Managing Partner, Blank Rome LLP


A former federal prosecutor for the Department of Justice, Alan Hoffman now oversees day-to-day activities at a firm with a history of diversity. Alan has also been recognized for his own diversity efforts, including selection to participate in The National Symposium on Diversity in the Legal Profession.

Blank Rome was founded in 1946 by a group of lawyers unwelcome in other firms because of their religion. Today, the firm prides itself on promoting an inclusive environment, with initiatives like a supplier diversity program, several affinity groups, and a scholarship for diverse law students

Joined LCLD 2011  

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program 
Fellows nominated:
2019: Diana Eng; 2018: Domingo Manuel Llagostera; 2017: Mayling Caridad Blanco; 2016: Michael Kim; 2015: Morgan Fraser Mouchette; 2014: Edward W. Chang; 2013: Eric G. Fikry; 2012: Cheryl Stephanie Chang; 2011: Stanley B. Tarr

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2019: Negar Kordestani, Mitesh Patel; 2018: Melissa Fundora Murphy, Victoria Ortega; 2017: Melanie Carter, Megan Wood

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)


Member: Alan Hoffman 

Diversity Professional: Christopher Lewis

Communications: Jenny Tran