Honors and Awards

Blank Rome Partner Helen K. Michael Recognized in 2021 Irish Legal 100

Blank Rome Partner Helen K. Michael was recognized in the 2021 Irish Legal 100, which honors distinguished legal professionals in the United States who share “pride in their Irish roots” as their common bond.

The Irish Legal 100 was found in 2008 by the Irish Voice newspaper in New York. The annual list includes attorneys, legal scholars, and members of the judiciary who have distinguished themselves in their fields of endeavor. Members include U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Anthony Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Kevin O’Malley, and attorneys from some of the country’s top legal firms, to name a few. This year’s honorees were celebrated at a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, Daniel Mulhall, at the Ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C., on October 28, 2021. To learn more, visit irishlegal100.com.

A fierce advocate for her clients, Helen has nearly 30 years of experience representing policyholders in high-stakes insurance recovery disputes in all key coverage areas. She also has substantial experience in class action defense and the formulation of effective strategies for defeating mass tort and other consumer claims. Helen has been recognized as a leading insurance law attorney by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, and Euromoney’s Insurance and Reinsurance Expert Guides.

Helen Michael at 2021 Irish Legal 100 Reception
Blank Rome's Helen K. Michael with U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Daniel Mulhall at the 2021 Irish Legal 100 reception at the Ambassador's Residence in Washington, D.C., on October 28, 2021.