Blank Rome Partners Kornfeld, Reathaford, and Phillips Named 2018 “Top Women Lawyers” by Daily Journal
Blank Rome Partners Linda Kornfeld, Laura Reathaford, and Stacy D. Phillips have been named to the Daily Journal’s 2018 list of Top Women Lawyers in California, which recognizes regional women attorneys who have made a difference to their clients, their firms, and their profession.
A reception honoring the winners was held at the Montage Beverly Hills on May 2, following the Daily Journal and California Lawyer Women Leadership in Law Conference, and profiles of the winners were included in the Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers supplement. For more information, please visit www.dailyjournal.com.
Linda Kornfeld serves as vice chair of the Insurance Recovery group. She is one of the nation’s most prominent insurance recovery attorneys, representing corporate policyholders in high-stakes litigation for more than 25 years.
In her profile, the Daily Journal elaborates on the strong bench of clients Linda brought to Blank Rome when she joined last year, and discusses her role as the West Coast lead for the Firm’s Severe Weather Emergency Response Team.
Laura Reathaford is a partner in the Labor & Employment group. She focuses her practice on management-side employment litigation, with an emphasis on wage and hour collective and class actions, including representative actions under the Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”).
In her profile, the Daily Journal notes that Laura’s experience in PAGA means that she is “constantly litigating on the frontier of labor law,” and highlights her most recent work in this cutting-edge and novel territory.
Stacy D. Phillips is a partner in the Matrimonial & Family Law group. She is one of the country’s most well-known and respected family law practitioners, having guided clients through critical transitions in their lives for more than 30 years.
In her profile, the Daily Journal notes Stacy’s commitment to charity and mentoring, and explores how Stacy’s advocacy for her clients “includes more than top-notch legal skills,” requiring her to be both empathetic and objective.