As partner at The Lake Law Firm, Michael Blom focuses on personal injury, pharmaceutical drug injury, medical device liability and mass tort litigations. Litigations Mr. Blom has worked on include Philips CPAP, Paraquat, baby formula NEC, Elmiron, Zantac, firefighting foam (AFFF), Paragard IUD, Valsartan, Roundup, 3M military earplugs, Truvada, breast implants, hernia mesh, hip and knee replacement implants, Essure birth control, proton pump inhibitors, talcum powder, Invokana, IVC filter, Xarelto, testosterone replacement therapy and others. Mr. Blom works with attorneys nationwide on mass tort case acquisition and co-counseling services. Mr. Blom also works with business owners to recover refundable tax credits through the employee retention credit.
Mr. Blom received The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 – Civil Plaintiff recognition for 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022, was selected to the Super Lawyers 2020, 2021, and 2022 New York Metro Rising Stars list and received a 2021 and 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.
Mr. Blom is admitted to the New York State Bar, Third Department, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. Blom is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers’ Association and the American Association for Justice.
Mr. Blom received a Bachelor of Science degree in biological-evolutionary psychology from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA in 2006. He earned a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, Ft. Lauderdale, FL in 2011.
During law school, Mr. Blom was a law clerk in the felony trial, misdemeanor and non-support divisions for the Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore, MD. He was also a court liaison in the dependency division for abused, neglected and abandoned children for Guardian ad Litem in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
During his free time, Mr. Blom enjoys spending time with his wife, Tara, and two boys, Noah and Callum. Mr. Blom also likes to travel (Hawaii is his favorite), snowboard and play tennis.