Marc J.  Rothenberg

The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP - New York
The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP - New York
450 7th Ave 44th Floor, New York, NY 10123 United States

Marc J. Rothenberg, Esq., a Partner of The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP, litigates significant personal injury & wrongful death cases on behalf of injured plaintiffs in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and throughout the United States. - including, but not limited to, Truck, Car, Bus & Motorcycle Accidents, SUV Rollovers, Automobile Products Liability, Construction Accidents, Premises Liability and Traumatic Brain Injury cases.


Marc's $25 million settlement in 2022, involving a truck striking a motorcyclist, is the largest reported settlement in New York State history on behalf of a motorcyclist and the second highest nationally. In 2018, Marc achieved the largest recovery against any major automotive company for a victim of a Takata airbag rupture defect which involved the biggest recall in automotive history.


Marc has obtained over twenty five million dollar verdicts, settlements, and awards for his catastrophically injured clients, including the following: $25 million for a motorcyclist struck by a truck causing traumatic brain injury and quadriplegia; $18 million for auto product 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; $2.375 million for hip injury sustained in fall from scaffold; $2.26 million for ankle injuries in truck crash; $2.25 million for back injuries in construction accident; $1.85 million for head injury in commercial vehicle crash; $1.7 million for hip & knee injuries in motor vehicle crash; $1.65 Million for spinal injuries in commercial trucking case; $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 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; $800,00 for nursing home abuse; $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; $700,000 for head injury to 87 year old at nursing home; $695,000 for brain injury to 92 year old in fall from stretcher; $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.

Marc Rothenberg's professional background


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


  • 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

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