Park Ridge Native Elise Blandin Joins Law Firm of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Romanucci & Blandin promotes Elise Blandin and Sarah E. King as Associate Attorneys
Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, a leading personal injury and civil trial practice law firm principally based in Chicago, has proudly appointed Park Ridge native Elise Blandin as an Associate Attorney. The firm also is please to have appointed Sarah E. King to Associate Attorney. Prior to this new role, both have served as law clerks for the firm where they each contributed to significant cases concerning sexual abuse, police misconduct, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence.
"We are excited to promote these dedicated attorneys to our team, as they reflect the future of our firm and of personal injury law," said Antonio Romanucci, Founding Partner at Romanucci & Blandin. "We admire their passion for the law and their dedication to justice for our clients."
"Both of these young attorneys will do great things for our clients, our firm and our community," added Stephan Blandin, Founding Partner at Romanucci & Blandin. "We look forward to their contributions and to fostering their professional growth."
Elise graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Psychology. While there, she helped develop a program called The Girls Advocacy Project, which provided emergency intervention services to support at-risk youth in the Champaign-Urbana community. She was also a teaching assistant when the program later became a course at the University. She graduated from the DePaul University College of Law. She clerked at another personal injury firm, for Judge O'Hara at Law Division and Justice Lavin at the Illinois Appellate Court first district while in law school. She has been clerking for Stephan Blandin since 2019, and has been a long-time volunteer at a residential facility for mentally disabled adults. Elise has been committed to a career as an attorney since she was in kindergarten, and is dedicated to helping those who have suffered injustice in their lives.
Sarah clerked for both Antonio Romanucci and Stephan Blandin at the firm. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Psychology and Certificate in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies. While there, she interned with the University's Office of Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education. She graduated from DePaul University College of Law where she was an Associate Editor of the DePaul Law Review, and volunteered with the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic and Constitutional Rights Foundation. She is currently a Special Project Coordinator with the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, and is on the Associate Board of Resilience, a Chicago-based group that empowers survivors of sexual violence. She is also the founder of the Chicago Law Lean In Circle.
Romanucci & Blandin is a national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death arising from police misconduct, corporate negligence, civil rights actions, medical malpractice, mass torts and class actions. The attorneys' steadfast commitment to fighting for those seeking justice around the country has helped the firm obtain multiple verdicts and settlements in the millions of dollars. The Chicago-based personal injury lawyers are dedicated to providing victims who suffered injury as a result of another's wrongdoing full and fair compensation in a diligent, professional, skilled and caring manner. The lawyers actively support their communities and provide advocacy at the national, state and local levels on issues that support the U.S. tort system. Founded in 1998, Romanucci & Blandin is widely recognized for representing plaintiffs in numerous practice areas including: personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, pharmaceutical, mass torts, civil rights, police misconduct, excessive force, aviation, product liability and premises liability. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit www.rblaw.net or call (312) 458-1000.