Adam V. Orlacchio of Blank Rome was elected secretary of the litigation section of the Delaware State Bar Association.

His term began July 1 and is set to continue through June 30, 2015.

Orlacchio previously served two terms as a council member for the section.

In his new role, he will promote the section’s mission of advancing the interests of attorneys and the judiciary in the litigation of civil matters in Delaware and help lead efforts to serve the community and foster professionalism and camaraderie in the DSBA, according to a release.

At the firm, Orlacchio provides legal counsel to clients on a range of business issues.

He advises clients on complex commercial and corporate litigation matters.