David B. Rothman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami, FL

Rothman & Associates, P.A.
200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Suite 2770
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-358-9000
Fax: 305-374-5747
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (30%), Professional Liability: Defense (40%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David B. Rothman, founder of the Florida law firm of Rothman & Associates, P.A., has dedicated his practice exclusively to state and federal criminal defense and bar defense. Within criminal defense, he handles everything from complex white collar financial charges to sex offenses and RICO violations. Within bar defense, he is experienced in ethics opinions, lawyer discipline and Florida Board of Bar Examiners representation.

Admitted to practice in 1977, Mr. Rothman is board-certified as a criminal trial lawyer by the Florida Bar and board-certified as a criminal trial advocacy specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In addition to maintaining an active legal practice, he serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law.

In 2009, Mr. Rothman was named in Best Lawyers in America. He was also named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers and one of Florida Trend's Legal Elite. In addition, he has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine every year from 2006 to 2013.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Professional Liability: Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Ethics & Professional Responsibility


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

About David B. Rothman

Admitted: 1977, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.tandrlaw.com/Attorneys/David-B-Rothman.html

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board Chair, Innocence Project of Florida 
  • President Dade County Bar Association
  • Chair, Executive Council, Criminal Law Section, The Florida Bar , 2016
  • Chair, Disciplinary Review Committee, 2006-2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986
  • Board of Governors, The Florida Bar, 1999 - 2011
  • President, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2000 - 2001
  • Executive Committee, 2006-2011
  • Florida, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1980
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1980
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1984


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012 & 2013
  • Florida Trend  Legal Elite, 2006-2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Criminal Law, The Florida Bar Bridge the Gap Seminars, 1989 - 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A., 1974
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Office Location for David B. Rothman

200 S. Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 2770
Miami, FL 33131

Phone: 305-358-9000

Fax: 305-374-5747

Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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