Susan Corner Rosen

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Charleston, South Carolina

Rosen Law Firm, LLC
Susan Corner Rosen
Rosen Law Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1983

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023
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Rosen Law Firm, LLC

18 Broad Street
Suite 201D
Charleston, SC 29401 Visit website


Attorney Susan Corner Rosen is the managing partner with Rosen Law Firm, LLC, located in Charleston, South Carolina, and has been listed in both Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for over 10 years. 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 plaintiffs with their serious and complex legal challenges. She also 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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1980, Massachusetts

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Other Outstanding Achievements:
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator - South Carolina   2006-present
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • adjunct assistant professor, education, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Medical University of SC , MUSC
  • Lecture, Legal Education Seminars, Charleston County Bar
  • Lecture, Legal Education Seminars, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, 1985 - 1998
  • "Accountants", South Carolina Jurisprudence
  • "Fraud," (Co-Author), South Carolina Jurisprudence
  • "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
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 1995-present, Martindale-Hubbell
  • , American Board of Trial Advocates 2006-present (ABOTA) (National Representative), ABOTA, 2021
  • Susan G. Koman Foundation, Charleston Chapter, Volunteer of the Year, 2001
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA®, 2018 and 2013 Lawyer of the Year Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs, Charleston, SC, super lawyers
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2011, Charleston, SC
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2019, 2019
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2018, Charleston, SC
  • Tribute to Women in Industry Award, 1994
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2007 - present, Super Lawyers, 2019
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board of Directors, Charlestowne Neighborhood Association
  • American Association for Justice, Co-Chair of the Ethics Committee
  • South Carolina Bar's Task Force on Civil Justice
  • Preservation Society of Charleston, Long Range Planning Committee
  • James L. Petigru Inn of Court (Pupilage Leader), 2021
  • Hollings Cancer Center, Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee (1996-2002)
  • Hollings Cancer Center, Chair, Citizens Advisory Committee (1996-2002)
  • Charleston Civic Ballet, Board of Directors
  • Charleston Theatreworks, Board of Directors
  • Komen Charleston Race for the Cure, Chairperson, 2000
  • American Association for Justice, State Liaison to Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
  • Charleston Neighborhood Legal Assistance, Inc. , Board of Directors, 1990 - 2002
  • Charleston Neighborhood Legal Assistance, Inc., Board of Directors
  • My Sister's House, Inc.,, Board of Directors
  • Charleston Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Board of Directors
  • American Association for Justice, President's Club, Co-Chair, Ethics Committee
  • Pro Bono Legal Services Inc., Board of Directors, 2005 - 2011
  • Hollings Cancer Center, Board of Directors (2002-2010)
  • Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of Girl Scouts of America, Inc.,, Board of Directors
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Charleston Chapter, former President
  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, inaugural member, 2009 – present
  • Charleston County Bar Association, 1983 - Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group
  • Charleston County Bar Association, Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Committee (1989-1991), 1989 - 1991
  • Charleston County Bar Association, Executive Committee, 1990-1992 and 2003-2004
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1983 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Charleston County Bar Association, Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Committee (1995-1996), 1995 - 1996
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association, 1983 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Labor Section, 1980 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Massachusetts
  • South Carolina
  • Rhode Island
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1980 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
Educational Background:
  • Cornell University, A.B., 1975
Industry Groups:
  • American Association For Justice
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • SC Association For Justice

Office location for Susan Corner Rosen

18 Broad Street
Suite 201D
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-628-6047


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  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2023

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