Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP
Mr. Blankenstein joined Sanford Heisler Sharp after serving as Counsel to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher for many years. Before Gibson Dunn, Mr. Blankenstein served in the United States Department of Justice. At DOJ, Mr. Blankenstein rose to the position of Appellate Litigation Counsel, the chief appellate lawyer in the Civil Division. He litigated important constitutional and statutory cases involving federal programs. In private practice, Mr. Blankenstein handled significant cases involving financial institutions and employee benefits. He brings a wealth of experience in many areas of the law to the Firm’s practice.