Melissa Rothenberg-Kapustin, Esq.

Melissa_Rothenberg_ EsqMelissa Rothenberg-Kapustin, Esq. joined The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP in 2007. Melissa currently manages the law firm’s Hackensack, NJ office. While at Rutgers Law School, Melissa worked as a student attorney for the Rutgers Urban Legal Clinic where she represented low-income individuals in Social Security/SSI disability hearings and assisted in preparing briefs and motions on behalf of clients before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Melissa also completed a summer judicial internship with the Honorable Rachel N. Davidson of the Essex County Superior Court- Law Division.  Before pursuing her law degree, Melissa earned a Master’s degree in Modern Jewish History and frequently lectures on the topics of Jewish Law and History.  In addition to her career as an attorney, Melissa is a volunteer girls soccer and basketball coach, as well as the proud mother of 6 children.

 
Education:

Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, J.D., High Honors, Order of the Coif, 2007

Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University, M.A., 2002

Stern College for Women, B.A., Magna Cum Laude 2001

Bar Admissions:      

State of New Jersey, 2007

State of New York, 2008

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2015

Memberships:

American Association for Justice

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Association of Justice