Honors and Awards

Blank Rome’s John Heintz Recognized as Outstanding Public Servant by the Equal Rights Center

Blank Rome Partner John E. Heintz recently received the Outstanding Public Service Award by the Equal Rights Center (“ERC”), a civil rights organization that identifies and seeks to eliminate unlawful and unfair discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations in its home community of Greater Washington, D.C., and nationwide.

Mr. Heintz was presented with the award at the ERC’s Annual Members Meeting and Alumni Reception on Tuesday, November 14, in recognition of his outstanding contributions towards the advancements of civil rights and support of the ERC’s mission.

John E. Heintz is a partner in Blank Rome’s policyholder-only insurance recovery practice, and is a veteran in the fields of corporate insurance coverage and complex litigation. With more than 35 years of experience, Mr. Heintz has recovered billions of dollars in coverage for his clients, and has handled major cases in every area of insurance coverage. Active in his community, Mr. Heintz sits on the board of directors for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, and is a member of the board of trustees for The Legal Aid Society of Washington. He has also litigated numerous pro bono cases, including matters involving insurance red-lining and FHA-ADA compliance.

Blank Rome Partner John Heintz (center) receives the Equal Rights Foundation's Outstanding Public Servant Award. Pictured with Robert Dinerstein, President, ERC Board of Directors (left) and Melvina Ford, ERC Executive Director (right).