Barry H. Genkin Esq.

Blank Rome LLP
Genkin, Barry H.

Barry H. Genkin is the Asia Practice Chair in the Philadelphia and Shanghai offices of Blank Rome LLP. Mr. Genkin most recently served as the head of Blank Rome's Business Department, consisting of more than 240 attorneys practicing globally in numerous industries. He has more than 30 years' experience advising public-company clients in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures; and corporate governance.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, he served as special counsel for the Division of Corporate Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC, where he was a recipient of the Special Merit Award.

He is a frequent speaker and has authored numerous publications about raising capital IPOs), including Chinese companies, shareholder activism, proxy contests, capital formation and corporate governance.

Mr. Genkin earned his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and an LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

He is the co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 49-6th, Audit Committees.