Cole Silver serves as the Chief Client Officer for Blank Rome. In this role, Cole provides consultative client relationship support to the Firm and its clients, helping to identify and implement strategies and tactics to improve client satisfaction, expand into new areas of service, and ensure an outstanding client experience.  With over 25 years of experience as a General Counsel to several high growth companies, Cole brings an insider’s view of clients’ key legal concerns and what they want and expect from their outside counsel. He has authored several books and trained hundreds of professionals in the areas of sales, marketing, business development and client service. He is the author of three books, has served as a legal instructor to various trade organizations and academic institutions, and his insights have been featured by the Legal Executive Institute, American Trial Lawyer, American Law Institute, American Corporate Counsel Association, Strategies Magazine and American Law Media. Before joining Blank Rome, as a former law firm owner and then General Counsel, Cole negotiated and closed over $1 Billion in business transactions, managed various P&L groups, and led several federal regulatory examinations to a successful conclusion.