Marc J. Rothenberg

The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP
450 7th Avenue
44th Floor
New York, NY 10123
212-563-0100
www.injurylawyer.com


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. He has represented clients in cases for truck, car, bus, commercial vehicle and motorcycle accidents, SUV rollovers, automobile products liability, construction accidents, premises liability, inadequate security and traumatic brain injuries.

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 to discuss his specialties in personal injury, wrongful death, construction, and automobile products liability cases. He is also a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a board member and active participant in several charities, and a frequent lecturer on school campuses.

Marc's multi-million dollar verdicts, settlements and awards for his catastrophically injured clients include 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 for injuries in a trucking accident case; $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 for hand injuries in motor vehicle accident; $1.21 million for neck injury in motor vehicle accident; $1.2 million 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; $1 million for head injury to infant at a Day Care Center; $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.

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;
$8.6 Million award against major auto manufacturer in SUV rollover;
$7.3 million recovery from a trucking accident;
$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;
$1.21 million for neck injury in motor vehicle accident;
$1.2 million for head injury to pedestrian struck by car;
$1.18 Million for injuries in trip and fall case;
$1.13 Million recovery in motor vehicle accident;
$1.12 Million for pedestrian struck by bicyclist;
$1 Million for pedestrian struck by car of underinsured motorist;
$1 million for head injury to infant at a day care center;
$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

TV Appearance
NBC Takata Interview
Takata Airbag Interview
Verdict Show

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