Craig M. Rothenberg

Craig M. Rothenberg

Clinton, New Jersey

Craig M. Rothenberg is a trial lawyer and a founding member of Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC. He is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, dedicating his practice to plaintiffs who suffered personal injuries due to medical malpractice, industrial accidents, construction accidents, accidents due to dangerous products, general motor vehicle accidents, premises liability accidents, sexual abuse and sexual harassment cases.

Attorney Rothenberg has successfully handled multiple cases involving sexual assault, molestation and harassment of both minors and adults.  These cases involved wrongful acts of both strangers and individuals known to the victims.  We represent victims of the clergy, teachers, employers or other people in a position of power as well as those victimized by family and friends.  Each case is reviewed on an individual basis so as to best advise and assist the victim in proceeding in a manner which best meets their legal needs overall circumstances.

Mr. Rothenberg has settled or obtained verdicts on behalf of his clients totaling more than $250,000,000.00. His most significant result took place in September of 2010, where he was able to secure a $41 Million settlement for an infant plaintiff who suffered devastating injuries due to medical malpractice.

Many respected attorneys throughout New Jersey continue to refer their most complex and significant cases to Mr. Rothenberg because of his abilities as a trial attorney and successes in the courtroom.

Craig M. Rothenberg is a graduate of Rutgers University and New York Law School. He was admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey and U.S. District Court of New Jersey in 1987. Mr. Rothenberg has also lectured on behalf of the NJ American Association for Justice (formerly known as NJ-ATLA).

In his spare time, Mr. Rothenberg acts as the Board member of Community Option, a non-profit corporation that organizes and runs group homes for the developmentally disabled.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle & Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice Claims
  • Construction Accidents

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1987


  • New York Law School, New York, New York - 1987
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1982


  • Lecturer, NJ American Association for Justice

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers, 2005 - 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NJAJ

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Community Options, 2017 - Present
Craig M. Rothenberg
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