Honors and Awards

Linda Kornfeld and Stacy D. Phillips Named 2022 Most Influential Women Attorneys by Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles Business Journal

Blank Rome partners Linda Kornfeld and Stacy D. Phillips have been named 2022 Most Influential Women Attorneys by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

This year's honorees were selected for their "exceptional legal skill and achievement across the full spectrum of responsibility, exemplary leadership as evidenced by the highest professional and ethical standards, and for contributions to the Los Angeles community at large." In this year’s annual supplement, each honoree has a brief profile that highlights details about their careers and recent successes they’ve achieved. 

To view the 2022 Most Influential Women Attorneys supplement, please click here.

Linda's and Stacy's honoree profiles, as published in the Los Angeles Business Journal, are copied in full below.

Partner and Co-Chair, Insurance Recovery
Blank Rome LLP


Lawdragon calls Linda Kornfeld, Blank Rome partner and co-chair of its nationally-recognized Insurance Recovery practice, a “card-carrying member of the ultra-elite club of insurance recovery specialists.” She is at the top of the highly competitive, male-dominated insurance policyholder bar, one of only six women ranked nationally by Chambers USA. Kornfeld has more than 25 years of experience representing corporate policyholders in high-stakes litigation, recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for her clients. She is well-known for her innovative approach, having on multiple occasions set precedents in court which created new law.

Kornfeld handles coverage matters that are frequently in the news, including data breaches, child sex abuse cases, wildfires, and other natural disasters. She and her team have reviewed hundreds of business interruption policies and developed nuanced arguments supporting coverage for businesses’ multibillion-dollar losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To read Linda’s profile online, please click here.

Partner, Matrimonial & Family Law
Blank Rome LLP

Stacy D. Phillips

Stacy D. Phillips is one of the country’s most well-known and respected family lawyers, handling primarily high-net worth and high-profile divorce cases. She has guided clients through critical transitions for more than 37 years, including complex divorce actions, high-conflict custody cases, domestic violence matters, same-sex dissolutions, paternity cases, and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. Phillips is known for her skilled negotiation, aggressive advocacy, and compassion, whether in litigation, mediation, or collaborative divorce.

In one example of Phillips’ success, she was retained by an internationally famous music star in a complex and dynamic child custody and support matter worth tens of millions of dollars. Phillips role is central to the ongoing negotiations, which could erupt into litigation. She is managing custody and support laws in three countries, and has coordinated a separate confidentiality agreement to keep the mother silent and not compromise the privacy of the child.

To read Stacy’s profile online, please click here.