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Marc Rothenberg, Esq.

Marc Rothenberg, Esq.

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Marc Rothenberg, Esq., joined the Rothenberg Law Firm, LLP in 1997. Marc specializes in the litigation of noteworthy and complex personal injury & wrongful death cases in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania – including, but not limited to, Truck, Car, Bus, Commercial Vehicle & Motorcycle Accidents, SUV Rollovers, Automobile Products Liability, Construction Accidents, Premises Liability, Inadequate Security and Traumatic Brain Injury cases.

Mr. Rothenberg has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts, settlements, and awards for his catastrophically injured clients. In 2018, Marc achieved the largest known recovery against any major automotive company for a victim of a Takata airbag rupture defect. Marc also obtained the 3rd highest settlement in New York State as published in The New York Law Journal in 2013 and featured in New York Magazine in 2014. Marc has been selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Trucking Lawyers, and The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top 1% of Attorneys. Marc has been featured on National TV Network News interviews and in major newspapers concerning his specialties in personal injury, wrongful death, construction & automobile products liability cases. He is also a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a Board member and active participant in several charities, and a frequent lecturer on school campuses.

Marc's numerous multi-million dollar verdicts, settlements and awards for his catastrophically injured clients, including the following: $16.1 million against a major auto manufacturer for defect causing traumatic brain injury; $11.5 million for traumatic brain injury suffered in construction accident; $10 million in complex products liability case against major auto manufacturers; $8.6 million award for psychiatric injuries against major auto manufacturer; $7.3 million recovery against trucking company for injuries to pedestrian; $6.5 million verdict against major auto manufacturer in SUV rollover roof crush wrongful death case; $5 million in complex products liability case against major auto manufacturer; $4.2 million for pedestrian's death from construction debris; $3.5 million for spinal injuries in trucking accident; $3 million settlement during trial for back injury suffered in construction accident; $2.25 million for back injuries in construction accident; $1.5 million for inadequate hotel security causing death; $1.5 million for facial fractures in bus accident; $1.5 million for knee injuries in trip and fall incident; $1.4 million in wrongful death case against major automobile manufacturer; $1.3 million settlement for hand injuries in motor vehicle accident; $1.2 million settlement for head injury to pedestrian struck by car; $1.18 million arbitration award in trip and fall case; $1.13 million recovery for passengers in a motor vehicle accident; $1.12 million arbitration award for pedestrian struck by bicyclist; $1 million arbitration award for pedestrian struck by car of underinsured motorist; $925,000 recovery for head injury at a construction site; $898,000 recovery for head injury in auto accident; $800,000 recovery on behalf of 72 year-old struck by a bus; $775,000 recovery for ankle injury for failure to properly secure patient in wheelchair; $750,000 recovery for leg fracture for pedestrian struck by SUV; $725,000 recovery for orbital fracture in trip & fall incident; $690,000 recovery for pelvic injury from trip & fall accident; $575,000 for wrist injury to pedestrian in auto accident; $510,000 recovery for pelvic injury to 80 year-old from fall in a museum; $500,000 verdict for shoulder injury in auto accident; $500,000 verdict for wrist injury as a result of slip & fall at a bar.

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Marc Rothenberg's professional background

Significant Verdicts and Settlements
Marc’s numerous multi-million dollar verdicts, settlements, and awards for his catastrophically injured clients, including the following:

$16.1 Million against major auto manufacturer for traumatic brain injury;
$11.5 Million for traumatic brain injury suffered in construction accident;
$10 Million against major auto manufacturers;
$7.3 million recovery against trucking company for injuries to pedestrian;
$8.6 Million award against major auto manufacturer in SUV rollover;
$6.5 Million verdict against major auto manufacturer in SUV rollover roof crush wrongful death;
$5 Million for products liability defect case against major auto manufacturer;
$4.2 Million for a pedestrian’s death from construction debris;
$3.5 Million for spinal injuries in trucking accident;
$3 Million for back injury suffered in construction accident;
$2.25 Million for back injuries in construction accident;
$1.5 Million for inadequate hotel security causing death;
$1.5 Million for knee injuries in trip & fall incident;
$1.5 Million for facial fractures in bus accident;
$1.4 Million for wrongful death against major auto manufacturer;
$1.3 Million for hand injuries in motor vehicle accident;
$1.13 Million recovery in motor vehicle accident;
$1.18 Million for injuries in trip and fall case;
$1.12 Million for pedestrian struck by bicyclist;
$1 Million for pedestrian struck by car of underinsured motorist.
$925,000 for head injury at a construction site;
$898,000 for head injury in auto accident;
$800,000 for pelvic injuries of pedestrian struck by a bus;
$775,000 for ankle injury for failure to properly secure patient in wheelchair;
$750,000 for leg fracture of a pedestrian;
$725,000 for orbital fracture in trip & fall incident;
$690,000 for pelvic injury from trip & fall accident;
$575,000 for wrist injury to pedestrian struck by automobile;
$510,000 for pelvic injury from fall in a museum;
$500,000 verdict for wrist injury in slip & fall at a bar;
$500,000 verdict for shoulder injury in auto accident;
$500,000 for ankle injury in fall due to icy conditions.
Significant Cases
Alpirez v. WBB Construction, et al, 2012 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 17766 (S.Ct, NY Cty, 2012)

Alpirez v. WBB Construction, et al, 2012 NY Slip Op 31595U (S.Ct, NY Cty, 2012)

Brown v. Interstate Concrete Co., 2010 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 41171 (S.Ct, Kings Cty, 2010)

Gomez v. Leewood Bridgeview Construction Corp., 2007 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 40046 (S.Ct, Bronx Cty, 2007)

Wilson v. Galicia Contracting & Restoration Corp., 10 N.Y.3d 827 (NY Court of Appeals, 2009)

Cordeiro v. T.S. Midtown Holdings, LLC, 2012 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 18061 (S.Ct, NY Cty, 2012)

Cordeiro v. T.S. Midtown Holdings, LLC, 931 N.Y.S.2d 41 (1st Dept., 2011)

Motelson v. Ford Motor Company, 2008 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 34689 (S.Ct, Richmond Cty, 2008)

Rodriguez v. Ford Motor Company, 879 N.Y.S.2d 129 (1st Dept., 2009)

Siegel v. New Monsey Square Trails Corp., 2007 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 40795 (S.Ct, Kings Cty, 2007)

Mermelstein v. Abel Bus, Inc., 2010 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 43546 (S.Ct, Kings Cty, 2010)

Johanson v. J.B. Hunt Transport, 790 N.Y.S.2d 17 (1st Dept., 2005)

Griffiths v. St. Paul Travelers Insurance Company, 2007 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 42048 (2007)
Awards/Memberships
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Super Lawyers

The National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top 1% of Attorneys

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

American Association for Justice

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Brain Injury Litigation Network
Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1997
Yeshiva University, B.A., 1993
Bar Admissions
New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia
Pennsylvania
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court of New Jersey

What Our Clients Say

We take pride in offering a personal service to all of our clients.

“The Rothenberg Law Firm explained all aspect of the case and laws in NY and NJ so I was able to understand exactly what was needed and what can happen. I had complete confidence in them. Their lawyers are very smart, quick, and sympathetic to my loss.”

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Anonymous
New York

“Marc was very attentive when I made the initial contact with him regarding my personal injury claim. He was very clear in explaining to me the process including both the pros and cons of a case. His mastery of his field of law is evident and is backed by a firm that has many years of experience. I would hesitate to recommend his services to anyone in need of personal injury issues and beyond.”

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Anonymous
New Jersey