Daily News: February 7, 2017

Blank Rome Adds Delany as Finance Partner

Blank Rome added Brendan Delany as a partner in the Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy group.

Delany is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office and comes to Blank Rome from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.

Delany focuses his practice on the financial services, energy and commodities, and real estate sectors, counseling clients in transactions related to energy finance, real estate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

“We are excited to welcome Brendan to Blank Rome,” said Alan J. Hoffman, chairman and managing partner. “Brendan is dedicated to client service and has become well-known as a trusted adviser who goes above and beyond for his clients. His wide breadth of transactional experience will be a great addition to our D.C. office and will add significant depth to our finance, energy, and real estate practices.”

Delany assists clients with cross-border repurchase agreement transactions, intermediation agreements, inventory financing, asset-based loans, secured power plant financings, and other commercial real estate financings.

“In addition to bolstering our energy and finance practices, Brendan’s extensive real estate finance experience will further enhance our well-established real estate group,” said Lawrence F. Flick II, chair of Blank Rome’s financial services industry team. “Our real estate attorneys handle all facets of real estate law, including real estate financing and other related transactions that range from middle-market, single property secured loans to large-scale, multiple property/multi-state credit facilities, and Brendan will be an excellent asset to the team and our clients.”