David L. Rosenthal


David Rosenthal is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability, Construction, Transportation, and Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation Practices. His practice also includes the defense of civil rights, premises, toxic tort and wrongful death actions. Mr. Rosenthal has been especially successful obtaining the dismissal of a variety of claims via dispositive motion practice in both state and federal court.

Mr. Rosenthal is a member of the firm’s Transportation Practice Group and rapid response team. In that capacity, he handles 24/7 emergency response investigation throughout the United States of serious loss trucking and bus accidents and oversees local counsel from the inception of a claim to resolution.

Mr. Rosenthal was a recipient of the Rising Stars® distinction in the 2014 and 2015 editions of New York Super Lawyers. The selection of Rising Stars® is made by an attorney-led research team that independently reviews the credentials of potential candidates and assigns points based on a set of evaluation criteria. Practicing lawyers are asked to nominate "attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less." No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a geographical region are named to the Rising Stars® list.



Certified Litigation Management Professional by Claims Litigation Management Alliance


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Western District of New York


New York

United States District Court

Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York


Claims Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Awards & Honors

  • Rising Star®, New York Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014, 2015 
  • The Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, 2004
  • Member of Fordham Environmental Law Journal, 2002-2003


Fordham University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2004

University of Michigan

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2001

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