Dean S. Pashaian

Dean S. Pashaian

Of Counsel
Clinton, New Jersey

DEAN S. PASHAIAN is currently Of Counsel to the RRBS. He has practiced law in the State of New Jersey since 1986.

After graduating from Rutgers University and Seton Hall School of Law, Mr. Pashaian worked as an insurance defense attorney for 7 years. He then began working for injured plaintiffs, briefly forming his own firm before joining forces with Mr. Rothenberg to form Rothenberg & Pashaian in 1997.

Rothenberg and Pashaian was a partnership that lasted for over ten (10) years. During that time Mr. Pashaian managed the day-to-day operations of the firm and spearheaded some of the most successful personal injury cases in the firm. In particular, Mr. Pashaian's work was pivotal in securing multi-million dollar settlements for several plaintiffs in a series of workplace accident cases involving catastrophic injuries. Throughout his career he has successfully litigated cases in a variety of areas of law including construction accidents, automobile accidents, premises liability, products liability and violations of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.

Since 2007, his peers have recognized his skills by naming him as a SuperLawyer, an honor limited to less than five percent of the lawyers of this state.

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

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1986


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1986
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Major: English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, 2007 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Rothenberg & Pashaian, Partner