Honors and Awards

Omid Safa Named 2024 Insurance Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Litigation


Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that partner Omid Safa has been named 2024 Insurance Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Litigation. A member of the firm’s highly regarded Insurance Recovery group, Omid was celebrated at the annual Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards, which were held on March 13, 2024, in New York City. The award program recognizes the country’s most distinguished litigators and their firms for their exemplary work over the past twelve months.

“I am extremely honored to be named the Insurance Litigator of the Year,” said Omid. “My goal is always to achieve great results for my clients no matter how complex the insurance recovery matter. I am grateful to Benchmark Litigation for recognizing my commitment to my clients and to advancing insurance recovery law. This recognition would not be possible without the support of my talented colleagues in Blank Rome’s leading, national Insurance Recovery group.”

The firm’s Insurance Recovery group was also recognized as a finalist for the 2024 Insurance Firm of the Year award, a distinguished honor that the group received in 2023 and 2020.

“I am incredibly proud of Omid for receiving this recognition, particularly among such a seasoned group of nominees,” said James R. Murray, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Insurance Recovery group. “He is a vital part of our team and its success, and I look forward to seeing him continue to achieve outstanding results for clients and making his mark on the insurance industry.”

Omid has previously been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a “Future Star” and in its “40 & Under Hot List.” He has also been routinely recognized by top publications, including the Washington Business Journal, Law360, National Law Journal, Super Layers, The Legal 500, Chambers USA, and Best Lawyers in America.

Omid has successfully represented policyholders in a broad range of disputes across the United States. In the last five years alone, Omid has helped clients secure insurance recoveries and judgments worth nearly $500 million. He has represented policyholders in the financial services, manufacturing, technology, food and beverage, healthcare, defense, and sports/entertainment industries and dealt with claims under a wide array of insurance policies. Omid also routinely counsels some of the largest Fortune 500 companies on cyber-related insurance and risk management issues, as well as provides advice and counseling in connection with M&A transactions.

Omid Safa Celebrated at the Annual Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards
Omid Safa Celebrated at the Annual Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards
Omid Safa Receives Award
Omid Safa Receives Insurance Litigator of the Year Award