Blankingship & Keith Welcomes Lainie Singerman to the Firm

Blankingship & Keith, P.C. continues to expand its roster of attorneys with the addition of Lainie Singerman, who has joined as an associate in the firm’s personal injury practice.

“I am delighted that Laine has joined our personal injury team,” said William B. Porter, managing principal of the firm. “Her background and capabilities will provide another strong resource to our clients, and will strengthen our commitment and ability to deliver responsive, efficient legal services.”

Singerman graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she tried cases in the Albemarle and Charlottesville General District Courts representing indigent defendants in the Criminal Defense Clinic. Singerman was also involved in appellate work litigating post-conviction appeals with the Innocence Project Clinic, in the Supreme Court of Virginia. She served as the Articles Editor of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, completed over 300 hours of pro bono service, and received the Robert E. Goldsten Award for Distinction in the Classroom.

A Fairfax native, Ms. Singerman received her B.A. from the University of Chicago, where she studied Arabic and studied abroad in Cairo, Egypt. She is conversationally fluent in Arabic.

Ms. Singerman continues her pro bono work at Blankingship & Keith, representing family victims of domestic abuse seeking permanent protective orders against their abusers. As a trial lawyer in the firm’s personal injury practice, she represents victims of violent crime in civil cases, as well as plaintiffs in commercial motor vehicle collision, product liability, and premises liability cases, with a special interest in advocating for the most vulnerable members of society.