Honors and Awards

Blank Rome’s Stacy D. Phillips and Kristina Royce Named 2023 Top Family Lawyers by Daily Journal

Blank Rome partners Stacy D. Phillips and Kristina Royce, who also serves as co-chair of the firm’s Matrimonial and Family Law practice group, have been named 2023 Top Family Lawyers by the Daily Journal. Stacy and Kristina were also recognized with this honor in 2022.

In this second annual listing by the Daily Journal, Stacy and Kristina are two of 21 family law attorneys based in California recognized as "top lawyers" who handle marriage dissolution and child custody matters.

To view the full list of the Daily Journal's 2023 Top Family Lawyers, please click here.

Stacy D. Phillips


Stacy is one of the country’s most well-known and respected family law practitioners, skillfully guiding clients through critical transitions in their lives for more than 36 years with her experience in every facet of family law, handling primarily high-net-worth and high-profile divorce, custody, and domestic violence cases. She is known for her skilled persuasion, adept negotiation, aggressive advocacy, and compassion in representing her clients, whether in litigation, mediation, or Collaborative Divorce. She is also an author, philanthropist, and sought-after speaker and commentator on family law issues. In honor of her leading practice, Stacy is annually recognized in Chambers High Net Worth, Lawdragon 500, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers. She has also been honored by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a "Top 100 Lawyer" in 2022, and a “Most Influential Woman Attorney” and one of the “Los Angeles 500 Most Influential People” since 2018 and 2016, respectively.  

To read Stacy's published profile as a 2023 Top Family Lawyer, please click here.

Kristina Royce

Blank Rome’s Kristina Royce Named a 2022 Top Family Lawyer by Daily Journal

At Blank Rome, Kristina represents distinguished individuals involved in high-stakes, complex financial and custody matters. With nearly two decades of experience, her work has involved valuations, tracings and cash flow analyses, move-aways, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and mediation. She is well known for winning difficult cases, finding solutions to complex matters, and for her steadfast discretion. Kristina’s leading practice has been annually recognized in Best Lawyers in America©, Chambers High Net Worth, Super Lawyers, and Lawdragon 500. In 2022, she was listed as a Top Attorney Winning Cases and Making Deals in Hollywood in Variety’s 2022 Legal Impact Report, and was also recognized as a “Woman of Business” by Comerica Bank and the Los Angeles Lakers’ Women’s Business Awards as well as a “Leader of Influence: Thriving in their 40s” by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2021.

To read Kristina’s published profile as a 2023 Top Family Lawyer, please click here.