Omid Safa JD Partner, Blank Rome LLP
Omid Safa is an insurance attorney at Blank Rome LLP and a rising star in the firm’s “policyholder-only” Insurance Recovery Practice Group. He serves as co-leader for Cyber Insurance Initiatives at the firm and was recently recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the top forty attorneys under forty for the Washington D.C. area.
Already an accomplished litigator, Omid has successfully represented policyholders in a broad range of insurance coverage disputes involving a wide array of policies and claims. In the last five years alone, he has assisted clients across the United States secure recoveries and judgments worth nearly half a billion dollars.
Omid also routinely counsels some of the largest Fortune 500 companies on cyber-related insurance and risk management issues. He advises policyholders on the insurance implications of emerging cyber risks, evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of their current insurance programs, and provides counseling to clients considering new cyber insurance offerings from insurers. He has played a leading role in evaluating, negotiating, and drafting several custom cyber insurance policies in recent years, including one of the largest cyber insurance programs assembled to date.
Omid began his legal career at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law where he had the honor of serving on the William & Mary Law Review and received the Gambrell Professionalism Award before graduating in 2009. Prior to law school, Omid studied accounting at the University of Maryland and then joined PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as a tax consultant focused on assisting manufacturing and engineering firms substantiate multi-million dollar research and development tax credits.