- Complex Commercial Litigation
- Employment Law
- Environmental Law
- First Amendment Law
- Media Law
- Libel and Defamation
- Criminal Defense
Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, B.S., 1975
Seton Hall University, School of Law, J.D., 1986
1986, New Jersey; 2007, District of Columbia; 2008, New York; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey; Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers-NJ; New Jersey Media Lawyers Association, founding member; New Jersey State Bar Association, Media Law Committee, chair, 2002-2005.
Mr. Rosen leverages more than 25 years of expertise in civil litigation and criminal defense, coupled with a career as an award-winning newspaper reporter and editor, in his work. He has long been associated with high-profile First Amendment litigations related to free speech, media law (such as defamation and open public records) and religious freedom. More recently, crisis management and issues related to public information, web defamation, workplace privacy, appropriation of image and data theft have become a big part of his practice. He has argued successfully numerous times before the New Jersey Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, aside from many other courts in New Jersey and New York. He also represents public corporate clients as well as individuals who own and/or manage private businesses. He has extensive experience in complex and standard commercial litigation, including employment litigation and counseling, environmental law and insurance coverage, contract disputes, class action defense, land use matters, public school issues and business disputes such as minority shareholder matters. Reporter, Bergen Record, 1977-1986. Editor, Seton Hall Legislative Journal, 1984-1985. Law Clerk to the Hon. H. Lee Sarokin, U.S. District Judge, District of New Jersey, 1985. Editor, American Lawyer Media, 1986-1990. Member, Editorial Board, 1990- and Editor, 1986-1987, 1989-1990, New Jersey Law Journal. Attorney: Lowenstein Sandler, 1990-1996. Co-author: "Survey of New Jersey Privacy and Related Claims Against the Media,” 1995- and "New Jersey Employment Privacy Law Survey,” 1999- (Media Law Resource Center, NYC). Author: “With Friends Like These…”, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association (October 2013). Co-author: “Employment References: A Cautionary Tale,” New Jersey Law Journal (Sept. 26, 2005). Co-author: “A New Minefield for Defense Counsel: Celebrity Jurors,” Corporate Counsel magazine (May 2004). Author: "Is the Reporter’s Privilege a Barometer of Free Speech's Health in 2005?" New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association (April 2005). Author: “Employment References: A Cautionary Tale,” New Jersey Law Journal (Sept. 26, 2005). “Sloppy Journalism Is Not Malice,” American Bar Association Section of Litigation, First Amendment & Media Litigation Committee (Sept. 25, 2012). Author: “With Friends Like These…”, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association (October 2013). Mediator approved by New Jersey Courts, 1999. Member, U.S. District Court Criminal Justice Act Panel, 2002-. Adjunct Professor, Rutgers-Newark School of Law, 2003-. Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Criminal Practice Committee, 2004-2006. Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Bench.Bar.Media Committee.
North Jersey Media Group, Inc. v. United States, 2016 WL 2771805 (D.N.J. May 13, 2016); Nuwave Inv. Corp v. Hyman Beck & Co., Inc., 221 N.J. 495 (2015); Backpage.com, LLC v. Hoffman, 2013 WL 4502097 (D.N.J. 2013); Hart v. Electron Arts, Inc., 717 F.3d 141 (3d. Cir. 2013); W.J.A v. D.A., 210 N.J. 229 (2012); Duradno v. Nutley Sun, 209 N.J. 235 (2012); Whistleblower 1 v. Board of Educ. Of City of Elizabeth, N.J., 2011 WL 5882165 (D.N.J 2011); Too Much Media, LLC v. Hale, 206 N.J. 209 (2011); G.D. v. Kenny, 205 N.J. 275 (2011); Salzano v. North Jersey Media Group Inc., 201 N.J. 500 (2010); In re Venezia, 191 N.J. 259 (2007); Williams v. Kenney, 379 N.J. Super. 118 (N.J. App. Div. 2005); Estate of Frankl v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., 181 N.J. 1 (2004); Charlie H. v. Whitman, 213 F.R.D. 240 (D.N.J. 2003); Tenafly Eruv Ass'n, Inc. v. Borough of Tenafly, 309 F.3d 144 (3d. Cir. 2002); U.S. v. Chang, 47 Fed. Appx. 119 (3d. Cir. 2002); U.S. v. Parlavecchio 903 F.Supp 788 (1999); Kreimer v. Bureau of Police for Town of Morristown, 958 F.2d 1242 (3d. Cir. 1992).
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