Cory J. Rothbort
Mr. Rothbort is a trial lawyer
concentrating his practice in personal injury, medical malpractice and civil
rights litigation. Prior to joining the
firm, Mr. Rothbort worked at an insurance defense firm where he acquired
significant trial experience, taking numerous cases to verdict.
In 2019, Mr. Rothbort was recognized as
the Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the Essex County Bar Association. From
2018 to 2020, Mr. Rothbort was named a “Rising Star” in the Super Lawyers
Mr. Rothbort has been Certified by the Supreme
Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, a distinction held by less than
3% of practicing attorneys in NJ. A “Certified Trial Attorney” is a designation
granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys who are able to
demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in
civil trial practice. The Supreme Court, through its Board on Trial Attorney
Certification, designates only those lawyers who apply for certification and
who are able to meet the standards set by the Board and approved by the Court.
Mr. Rothbort is admitted to practice in
New Jersey and New York, and before the United States District Court for the
District of New Jersey. He is an active member of the Essex County, New Jersey
State Bar Associations and Brennan-Vanderbilt American Inn of Court. Mr.
Rothbort presently serves as Secretary of the Executive Committee of the NJ
State Bar Young Lawyers Division.
Mr. Rothbort is an active speaker, participating
on various panels discussing issues related to his practice such as Practical Evidence, Ethical Considerations for the Young Lawyer & Small Practitioner
and Using Depositions & Discovery for
Prior to entering private practice, Mr.
Rothbort completed a judicial clerkship with The Honorable Heidi Willis
Currier, J.S.C. in Middlesex Vicinage in New Brunswick, NJ.
Before his clerkship, Mr. Rothbort
attended the Boston University School of Law, graduating with a Concentration
in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Prior to attending Law School, Mr.
Rothbort graduated cum laude from Rutgers University. He was also a four-year
member of the Rutgers University Mock Trial Association.