Harry Rothenberg, Esq.

Harry Rothenberg, Esq.

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Harry Rothenberg, Esq., joined The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP in 1996. Harry litigates significant personal injury, wrongful death, and traumatic brain injury cases. During his tenure with The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP, Harry has obtained numerous multimillion dollar (seven- and eight-figure) verdicts, settlements and awards for the firm’s catastrophically injured clients.

An AV-rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, Harry has also been selected to New York Super Lawyers every year since 2008. Harry frequently lectures fellow attorneys on topics regarding tort law, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, excess coverage, and product liability claims. In addition to his successful legal career, Harry is a Board member and active participant in several charities and is a sought-after lecturer on college and law school campuses.

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Harry Rothenberg's Professional Background

Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1993
Columbia University, B.A. 1988
Bar Admissions
State of New York
State of New Jersey
State of Pennsylvania
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court District of New Jersey
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Awards / Memberships
American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New Jersey Association For Justice
North American Brain Injury Society
Public Justice Foundation
National Crime Victims Bar Association
The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
Significant Verdicts and Settlements
$19.8 million in wrongful death case (2006)
$18.7 million for catastrophic injuries (2011)
$17.5 million recovery for child injured at birth (2019)
$6.25 million for pedestrian struck by automobile suffering lower limb crush injuries (2004)
$5.5 million for lower extremity injuries to construction worker (2012)
$5 million for traumatic brain injury (2017)
$4.2 million for car occupants struck by truck (2017)
$3 million for client who suffered mild traumatic brain injury when struck in head by falling ceiling tile at work (2014)
$3 million for trucking accident (2017)
$2.65 million recovery for failure to diagnose cancer (2009)
$2.6 million for arm injuries in motor vehicle collision (2008)
$2.5 million for knee injuries to pedestrian struck by police car (2005)
$2.5 million for pedestrian struck by bus (2014)
$2.4 million for medical malpractice (2003)
$2.25 million for leg fractures requiring multiple surgeries due to defective portable basketball unit (2009)
$2.25 million for back injuries to construction worker (2012)
$2 million for back injuries from motor vehicle collision (2004)
$1,780,000 for pedestrian struck by SUV (2009)
$1,730,000 for mother and son injured in collision while passengers in taxi (2011)
$1.6 million for traumatic brain injury from bicycle collision (2016)
$1.55 million for head injury in van collision (2016)
$1.5 million for leg fractures of pedestrian struck by motor vehicle (2012)
$1.5 million for driver injured in rear-end collision (1999)
$1.4 million for knee and shoulder injuries (2003)
$1.4 million in dram shop action (2007)
$1.3 million for injury at birth (2002)
$1.3 million for knee injuries from motor vehicle collision (2010)
$1.2 million recovery for injuries due to negligence at a nursing home (2008)
$1.1 million for injuries due to negligence of home health aide (2010)
$1 million for pedestrian struck by car (2017)
$1 million to estate of motorcyclist killed in motor vehicle collision (2000)
$1 million to estate of pedestrian struck and killed by van (2007)
$1 million settlement for store patron who slipped on ice in parking lot (2013)
$975,000 recovery for injuries at birth (case ongoing against remaining defendants)
$960,000 for leg injury in auto accident (2005)
$950,000 for injuries to construction worker (2001)
$900,000 for passenger in intersectional collision (2003)
$898,000 for head injury to passenger in motor vehicle collision (2007)
$880,000 for lower leg injuries in motor vehicle collision (2004)
$850,000 for knee and shoulder injuries (2005)
$850,000 for pedestrian struck by bus (2008)
$800,000 for construction worker with herniated disc (2013)
$750,000 for injuries suffered due to failure to secure pool umbrella (2011)
$750,000 for back injury in rear end collision (2017)
$750,000 for pedestrian struck while crossing street (2001)
$725,000 for injuries suffered in fire (2007)
$700,000 for injuries to child at recess due to teacher’s negligence (2014)
and numerous additional confidential settlements
Landmark Case
Kahane v. Marriot Hotel Corp., 672 NYS2d 55 (1st Dept. 1998)
Recent Lectures
October 2010 Torts Made Perfect Conference: “Proof and Argument of a Survivor’s Mental Pain and Anguish in Wrongful Death Cases”

October 2012 Torts Made Perfect Conference: “Creating Ivy League Documents”

June 2014 BINA Stroke and Brain Injury Expo: “The Challenge of Brain Injury: A Journey for the Entire Family”

June 2014 The National Crime Victim Bar Association: “Civil Justice Seminar”

What Our Clients Say

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

“Very knowledgeable about injury law, especially with regard to my auto accident & injury law. I was very pleased with the outcome of my case and the level of communication and service that I received. Would recommend to others as an excellent injury law firm in the New York City area.”

New York

“Harry Rothenberg explained all aspect of the case and law in NY and NJ so I was able to understand exactly what was needed and what can happen. I had complete confidence in him. His was very smart, quick, and still sympathetic to my loss.”

New Jersey
Total Rating 4.9 out of 5 based on 65 reviews