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RoyRotenberg

Partner

"I focus on my client's objectives, using my extensive experience to help manage their cases."

Overview

Biography

With over 30 years of legal experience, Roy primarily concentrates his practice on insurance litigation, representing carriers and their insureds in all types of matters. He also litigates claims involving business dissolutions, commercial transactions, contracts, leases, real estate, and shareholder and partnership disputes.

Roy counsels a variety of clients ranging from privately held businesses to major insurance companies, and he litigates matters throughout New York State in state and federal courts and in arbitration. Roy also has extensive training in mediation, using knowledge gained from the rigorous mediation-skills training program at Northwestern University to successfully negotiates settlements in complex cases.

Bar Associations

  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Defends catastrophic-injury cases involving allegations of traumatic brain injuries as a result of automobile accidents.
  • Defends automobile, construction, and trucking accidents; defamation actions; premises and products liability; professional malpractice; sports accidents; and toxic-torts matters.
  • Litigates commercial matters, including disputes relating to breach of contract, construction, corporation, limited liability company and partnership dissolutions, maritime, mechanics’ liens, tax assessments, and trademark issues.
  • Litigates real estate matters, including easement disputes, foreclosure actions, leasing disputes, nuisance claims, and partition actions.
  • Represents property owners and contractors in NYS Labor Law cases.
  • Defends landlords in lead-paint lawsuits claiming cognitive and behavioral issues in children.
  • Defends trucking companies in personal-injury suits.
  • Successfully defended one of the nation’s largest banks in a class-action suit.
  • Prosecuted preference actions in one of the largest Ponzi frauds in US history.
  • Represented professionals in malpractice actions.
  • Successfully prosecuted shareholders’ action and obtained a substantial award.
  • Represents clients in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels as well as in alternative-resolution forums.
  • Successfully represented individuals and businesses in arbitrations and mediations.
  • Successfully represented clients on appeals before the Appellate Divisions in New York State and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Commercial Litigation, 2023–2024; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2021–2024

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We’re excited to announce Barclay Damon’s combination with Washington DC–based Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram. SLS’s 10 lawyers, three paralegals, and four administrative staff will join Barclay Damon while maintaining their current office in DC’s central business district. Our clients will benefit from SLS’s corporate, real estate, finance, and construction litigation experience and national energy-industry profile, and their clients from our full range of services.

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