Susan Corner Rosen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston, SC

Rosen Law Firm, LLC
 | 18 Broad Street, Suite 201
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843-377-1700
Fax: 843-377-1709
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Susan Corner Rosen is the managing partner with Rosen Law Firm, LLC, located in Charleston, South Carolina. Serving clients throughout Charleston County and all across the state, Ms. Rosen focuses her practice primarily on personal injury and medical malpractice claims, and she has achieved unprecedented success representing both plaintiffs and defendants alike with their serious and complex legal challenges. She also devotes a portion of her practice to family law and divorce, and she serves as a certified circuit court mediator.

Among her most notable successes, Ms. Rosen helped secure a verdict of over $7 million on behalf of a medical malpractice victim, which stands as one of the largest verdicts ever awarded in South Carolina for a medical malpractice case. She has also helped recover numerous other settlements and awards in excess of a million dollars, earning her memberships in both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Widely regarded as one of the top trial advocates in the region, Ms. Rosen has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career. Best Lawyers voted her “Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year” in 2013 and “Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year” in 2011 and 2018. Also in 2013, South Carolina Lawyers Weekly selected her for its Leadership in Law Award. She also won the Tribute to Women in Industry Award in 1994, and she holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

A consummate professional, Ms. Rosen is highly active in her legal community, as evidenced by her memberships with numerous local, state and national bar associations. She is a former president of the American Board of Trial Advocates Charleston Chapter and a member of The James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, in addition to her other professional affiliations. A leader in her field, she writes extensively and conducts continuing legal education seminars across her region, and she served as adjunct assistant professor for the Medical University of South Carolina.

Ms. Rosen obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 1980, and she is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island as well as in South Carolina. She also practices before the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Rhode Island and South Carolina, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 11th and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%)

Business Litigation (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Susan Rosen

Admitted: 1983, South Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • Susan G. Koman Foundation, Charleston Chapter, Volunteer of the Year, 2001
  • Tribute to Women in Industry Award, 1994
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2011, Charleston, SC
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 1995-present
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2018, Charleston, SC
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA®, 2013 Lawyer of the Year Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs, Charleston, SC
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator - South Carolina

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • South Carolina
  • Charleston County Bar Association, Executive Committee, 1990-1992 and 2003-2004
  • Charleston County Bar Association, Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Committee (1995-1996), 1995 - 1996
  • Charleston County Bar Association, Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Committee (1989-1991), 1989 - 1991
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1983 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Labor Section, 1980 - Present
  • Charleston County Bar Association, 1983 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar Association, 1983 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, inaugural member, 2009 – present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Charleston Chapter, former President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Komen Charleston Race for the Cure, Chairperson, 2000
  • Charleston Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Preservation Society of Charleston, Long Range Planning Committee
  • Charleston Theatreworks, Board of Directors
  • My Sister's House, Inc.,, Board of Directors
  • Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of Girl Scouts of America, Inc.,, Board of Directors
  • Charleston Civic Ballet, Board of Directors
  • Charleston Neighborhood Legal Assistance, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Hollings Cancer Center, Board of Directors (2002-2010)
  • Hollings Cancer Center, Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee (1996-2002)
  • Hollings Cancer Center, Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee (1996-2002)
  • American Association for Justice, State Liaison to Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
  • American Association for Justice, President's Club, Co-Chair, Ethics Committee
  • Charleston Neighborhood Legal Assistance, Inc. , Board of Directors, 1990 - 2002
  • Pro Bono Legal Services Inc., Board of Directors, 2005 - 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Controlling Person Liability for Motor Vehicle Dealer Violations of the South Carolina Motor Vehicle Unfair Trade Practices Act: A Proposal for Reform" (Co-Author), 47 S.C.L. REV. 349, Winter, 1996
  • "Fraud," (Co-Author), South Carolina Jurisprudence
  • "Accountants", South Carolina Jurisprudence
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, 1985 - 1998
  • Lecture, Legal Education Seminars, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lecture, Legal Education Seminars, Charleston County Bar
  • Lecture, Legal Education Seminars, South Carolina Bar

Educational Background:

  • Cornell University, A.B.

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • SC Association For Justice
Office Location for Susan Corner Rosen

18 Broad Street
Suite 201
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-377-1700

Fax: 843-377-1709

Susan Corner Rosen:

Last Updated: 11/21/2018

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