Blank Rome has secured a new corporate and securities practice partner in Pittsburgh and a new finance practice partner in Washington DC.

Corporate and securities partner James Barnes arrives in Pittsburgh from Pepper Hamilton.

Brendan Delany joins the DC office's finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy group from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

Barnes specialises on advising companies in relation to raising capital on public and private offerings of debt and equity securities. 

Delany has counseled a variety of clients on energy finance, real esate finance, and M&A transactions.

Among the variety of clients he's advised have been hedge funds, REITs, developers, borrowers, and financial institutions.