Robyn L. Michaelson


Robyn Michaelson is a partner in Blank Rome’s policyholder-only insurance recovery practice. Robyn helps corporate policyholders maximize the value of their insurance assets, and has assisted clients obtain tens of millions of dollars in insurance recoveries. She counsels policyholders from preemptive analysis of coverage for potential risks through dispute resolution, litigation, and appeals.

Robyn’s clients have included chemical and other manufacturers, religious organizations, food and beverage companies, and individual directors and officers.

Previously, Robyn interned with various state and federal courts and prosecutors’ offices. From 2006 to 2007, and again during summer 2012, Robyn interned with Judge Patty Shwartz, then Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (now of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit).

During law school, Robyn served on the executive board of the Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Center where she competed in national mock trial competitions. She also served as an associate editor of the Fordham International Law Journal and volunteered with, a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

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  • 2021, listed in The Legal 500 United States
  • 2017–2023, New York Metro “Rising Star” in Insurance Coverage, listed in Super Lawyers



  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York


  • Washington University, BA
  • Fordham University School of Law, JD