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Class of 2006

Blank Rome LLP

Specializing in Corporate & Commercial Law


Mayling C. Blanco is a partner with Blank Rome LLP.  Immediately prior, Mayling worked for Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP in Morristown, New Jersey. She devoted the majority of her practice to litigation defense. She represented public entities in all matters ranging from civil rights violations to employment disputes in both state and federal court, in addition, she represented commercial entities in contractual disputes. Ms. Blanco also has significant state appellate experience and is honored to be amongst the first attorney volunteers for the Appellate Division Pro Bono Civil Pilot Program. In addition to her time on the Alumni Council, she also serves on the Dean’s Diversity Council.

Prior to joiningEdwards, Wildman Palmer LLP, Ms. Blanco was an associate with Lite, DePalma, Greenberg LLC.  She also served as law clerk to the Honorable Mathias E. Rodriguez, J.S.C., in the Middlesex County Superior Court, Civil Division.

While in law school, Ms. Blanco was a member of the Seton Hall Legislative Journal and served as a Board member of the Latin American Law Students Association and liaison to the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey.

Before attending law school, Ms. Blanco was a Teacher for AmeriCorps, teaching in an underprivileged community in New Jersey. She obtained her B.A. in Philosophy from Cornell University in 2000.