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Attorney Richard Rosenthal [Partner]

Meet Partner Richard Rosenthal

Attorney Richard Rosenthal has an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating based on legal ability and general ethical standards. He was selected as one of their "2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Personal Injury Law."

He also made the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers from 2006 - 2016. Based on the results of the Super Lawyers selection process, Attorney Rosenthal was also listed as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2010-2016 and as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2008-2016.

He was voted for inclusion in the 2010 - 2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America®, an honor based on rigorous peer review. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Attorney Rosenthal, the firm's Managing Partner, is a former Senior Deputy Attorney with the Tort Litigation Unit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of Attorney General. In over 35 years of practicing law, he has represented both defendants and plaintiffs. Because of his experience, Attorney Rosenthal teaches courses to trial attorneys and engineers on identifying and handling cases involving hazards on roadways and in construction zones.

He also has secured numerous large settlements and verdicts for clients seriously injured due to dangerous roads, construction zones, tractor-trailer accidents, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability (slip and fall), elevators and escalators, and other accidents.

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Professional Honors and Memberships

Education and Licensing

Attorney Richard Rosenthal received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and in the Federal Court System.

In the News

Attorney Rosenthal is highly respected in the legal community and is often interviewed by the media on a variety of topics related to injury law, including breaking local news stories:

Bike Safety Law

Brain Injuries

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Work Zone Accidents & Dangerous Roads

Workers' Compensation


Attorney Rosenthal teaches courses to other trial attorneys on how to best represent cases involving roadway defects and premises liability. These courses are provided through the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

For nearly 20 years, Attorney Rosenthal has lectured to engineering groups and attorneys on roadway defect and premises liability cases involving local and state governments.

Attorney Rosenthal was a presenter at the 28th Annual Auto Law Seminar held by the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the premier auto insurance seminar in the state. He covered Governmental Liability in Vehicle Accident Cases.

He also prepared and participated in a mock deposition testimony entitled "Manage Safety and Risk on Energy-Impacted Local Roads Now or Testify in Court Later" at the 11th International Conference on Low-Volume Roads sponsored by the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science.

Attorney Rosenthal is a recurring presenter at the Western Pennsylvania Family and Survivor Support Group Brain Injury Association Symposium.

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