Craig M. Rothenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Clinton, NJ

Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC
 | 12-14 Leigh Street, Clinton, NJ 08809
Phone: 908-238-9991
Fax: 908-238-9996
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1987
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Craig M. Rothenberg is a founding member and partner at Rothenberg, Rubenstein, Berliner & Shinrod, LLC, in Clinton, New Jersey. Mr. Rothenberg focuses his practice on personal injury and medical malpractice, handling matters involving construction accidents, dangerous products, industrial accidents, general motor vehicle accidents, premises liability accidents and sexual abuse and sexual harassment cases. He serves clients in the Newark metropolitan area, including Essex, Morris and Union counties and all the towns throughout those counties.

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 been licensed to practice law since 1987 and has more than 30 years of litigation experience. He has cultivated a reputation as one of New Jersey’s most skilled trial attorneys and has the knowledge and ability to handle major cases involving complex issues.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Rothenberg has recovered verdicts and settlements of more than $250 million on behalf of New Jersey residents, including a $41 million settlement involving an infant victim of medical malpractice. He is admitted to practice in all New Jersey state courts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Rothenberg is involved in legal and community organizations and activities. He has served as board president of Community Action for Independent Living since 1997.  In 2017 Community Action for Independent Living merged with Community Options where Mr. Rothenberg continues to serves as a board member.  Mr. Rothenberg is an active member of the New Jersey Association for Justice.

Mr. Rothenberg graduated from Rutgers University in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree and went on to earn his law degree from New York Law School in 1987. He is also certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 30%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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About Craig Rothenberg

Admitted: 1987, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • SuperLawyers, 2005 - 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Community Action for Independent Living, 1997 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, NJ American Association for Justice

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A., 1982
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Office Location for Craig M. Rothenberg

12-14 Leigh Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

Phone: 908-238-9991

Fax: 908-238-9996

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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