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Neil R. Rosen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Rosen & Perry, P.C.
437 Grant Street, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-281-4200
Fax: 412-281-2997
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 1976
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Neil R. Rosen is a founding partner of Rosen & Perry, P.C., in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He devotes his practice to personal injury litigation, representing plaintiffs throughout the Pittsburgh area in actions relating to medical malpractice, defective products, wrongful death, and industrial and construction site accidents. During his career, Mr. Rosen has helped clients win some of the highest settlements and jury awards in western Pennsylvania.

After graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in political science from the University of South Carolina in 1972, Mr. Rosen earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1976. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd and 4th Circuits.

A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Rosen has received wide praise from his peers. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America*, he has also been given an AV Preeminent** rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Outside of the office, Mr. Rosen participates in many professional and community activities. He has served on the Committee on Rules of Evidence of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and has established an endowment at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law to promote civil litigation trial advocacy skills. A past president of Adat Shalom Synagogue, Mr. Rosen was given the Shalom Award in 2006 by the Kollel Jewish Learning Center. He belongs to the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County bar associations, and the American Association for Justice. Frequently asked to speak before groups of fellow professionals, Mr. Rosen has conducted numerous seminars on medical malpractice and personal injury trial tactics.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

**AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2022

About Neil R. Rosen

First Admitted: 1976, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Neil is Past President and Vice Chairman of the National Kidney Foundation of Western Pennsylvania.
  • In 2006, The Kollel presented him with the Shalom Award, an award given to individuals for outstanding service and contribution to the Jewish community. Mr. Rosen has served as President of Adat Shalom Synagogue.


  • Listed: Top 50 Pittsburgh Lawyer for five (5) consecutive years
  • Recognized in Top Attorneys in Pennsylvania by Philadelphia Magazine for excellence by peers in the legal community for having impressive records of professional achievement and ethical standars
  • AV Preeminent** rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Sigma Nu
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • The National Trial Lawyers; Top 100 Lawyers
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Appointed by the Supreme Court to serve on the Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee
  • Voted Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Best Lawyers in America
  • Recipient, Shalom Award, 2006
  • Omicron Delta Kappa


  • O'Neil v. Henry's Riverside Market, 388 Pa.Super. 634 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1989)
  • Rosenberg v. S. Allegheny Sch. D. et al, 61 Pa.Commw. 63 (Pennsylvania Commonwealth 1981)
  • Parker v. Henry, 500 Pa. 446 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1983)
  • Babich v. Pavich, 270 Pa.Super. 140 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1980)
  • Allegheny County jury awarded $5.5 million to a plaintiff who was diagnosed with prostate cancer
  • Ochs v. Erie Ins. Exchange, 390 Pa.Super. 419 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1990)
  • Mercer County jury awarded the plaintiff $12.8 million for failure to timely diagnose breast cancer
  • Rosenberg v. So. Alleg. School Dist., 78 Pa.Commw. 620 (Pennsylvania Commonwealth 1983)
  • Carter v. Aaacon Auto Transport, Inc., 286 Pa.Super. 547 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1981)
  • Viola v. John P. Gallagher, M.D., et al.
  • Numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000.00
  • Allegheny County jury awarded $5.25 million to a plaintiff as a result of the failure to diagnose colon cancer
  • McCoy v. McCoy, 292 Pa.Super. 475 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1981)
  • Hoeke v. Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 299 Pa.Super. 47 (Pennsylvania Superior Court 1982)
  • Tiffany Hill v. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, et al.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Law and Trial Tactics, The Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Law and Trial Tactics, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Wrongful Death and Survival Damages, Clarion University
  • Medical Malpractice, North Carolina Trial Lawyers Association-Raleigh, NC
  • Structured Settlements, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Medical Malpractice, Allegheny General Hospital
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Law and Trial Tactics, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Law and Trial Tactics, The Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee
  • National Kidney Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, Past Vice Chairman
  • The Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County, Member 
  • Pennsylvania, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • American Association for Justice
  • Pro Hac Vice in North Carolina, Colorado and Connecticut
  • Pennsylvania Association of Justice
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Member)
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Educational Background

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude., Major: Political Science, 1972
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Office Location for Neil R. Rosen

437 Grant Street
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-281-4200

Fax: 412-281-2997

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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