Honors and Awards

Blank Rome Partners Linda Kornfeld and Omid Safa Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Linda Kornfeld and Omid Safa, partners in the Firm’s nationally renowned insurance recovery group, have been recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2018.


Linda has been named to Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, which ranks attorneys who have been regarded as the leading female litigators in their respective litigation communities by peers and clients.

Linda Kornfeld serves as vice chair of Blank Rome’s policyholder-only insurance recovery practice. She is one of the nation’s most prominent insurance recovery attorneys, representing corporate policyholders in high-stakes litigation for more than 25 years. Using strategic, creative approaches in her trial and appellate practice, Linda assists her clients in the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance assets. In 2018, Linda was named a "Most Influential Woman Attorney” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.


Omid has been named to Benchmark’s Under 40 Hotlist, which ranks attorneys aged 40 or younger who have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities by peers and clients.

Omid Safa successfully represents policyholders in a broad range of insurance disputes across the United States. He also routinely counsels some of the largest Fortune 500 companies on cyber-related insurance and risk management issues. In the last five years alone, Omid has helped clients secure insurance recoveries and judgments worth nearly $500 million. In 2017, he was recognized as one of the “Top 40 Attorneys Under 40” in the Washington, D.C., area by the National Law Journal.

Now in its eleventh year of publication, Benchmark Litigation identifies firms and attorneys who have displayed the ability to consistently handle complex, high-stakes cases in multiple jurisdictions, and who are consistently recommended within their business and legal communities for the quality of their litigation professionals and trial work. For more information, please visit benchmarklitigation.com.