Blake Crohan is an associate on the ERISA Litigation Team. Employers, plan sponsors, insurers, and fiduciaries rely on Blake’s guidance through regulatory compliance issues and litigation avoidance strategies. When clients face litigation concerning claim processing, defined benefit and cash-balance plans, post-retirement welfare, ESOPs, multiemployer plans, severance plans, or fee-based fiduciary claims, they look to Blake for defense.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Blake worked for a highly respected law firm in Louisiana representing oil and gas companies in a variety of matters. After law school, Blake worked as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Carl J. Barbier in the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Blake earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he was a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar, a designation for students graduating in the top 10% of their class. He served as a case note and comment editor for the Loyola Law Review and was a member of the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court team. Blake earned his B.S. from Tulane University, where he was a member of the baseball team all four years.