David E. Rutkowski

David E. Rutkowski: Attorney with Goldberg Segalla LLP
  • Partner at Goldberg Segalla LLP (405 Attorneys)
  • 1037 Raymond Boulevard, Suite 1010, Newark, NJ 07102
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David E. Rutkowski defends clients against personal injury and wrongful death claims in toxic tort, environmental, product liability, and mass tort litigation in state and federal trial courts. His toxic tort experience includes defending cases involving alleged exposures to asbestos, Legionella bacteria, benzene, and salmonella, among other toxins. His clients include product manufacturers, premises owners, lessees, restaurants, and food and beverage manufacturers. Dave has participated in multiple multimillion-dollar asbestos trials and has successfully resolved numerous high-value cases through extensive, complex settlement negotiations.

Dave is a key contributing writer on asbestos litigation for the firm’s award-winning Asbestos Case Tracker, which has been named to the ABA Journal's prestigious Blawg 100 and the Best Litigation Blog for the last three years by the Expert Institute in its annual legal blog contest. He is also a frequent contributor to Life Science Matters , the firm's blog covering the life sciences and medical device industries.

In 2010, Dave received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law. During his studies, he assisted a group of attorneys defending New York City and numerous private contractors in the World Trade Center litigation.


•New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2017 (Thomson Reuters)


•NJBIZ Highlights Seven New Jersey Attorneys Elevated to Partner
December 20, 2018
•Goldberg Segalla Elevates 37 Attorneys to Partner, Eight to Special Counsel Following Year of Nationwide Growth
December 18, 2018
• Navigating the Food Industry with Personal Jurisdiction in a Post-BMS World, ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter
Fall 2017
•Goldberg Segalla Congratulates 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 14, 2017
•David E. Rutkowski Joins Goldberg Segalla
May 16, 2016


•Asbestos Case Tracker


• Appellate Roundtable and Summary Judgment Decisions, Perrin New York Asbestos Litigation Conference, New York, NY, December 4, 2018
•Local Chair and Moderator, Toxic Tort Litigation 2017 NYSBA Seminar, New York, NY, June 9, 2017
• Emerging Toxins and How They Have Impacted the Industry (Co-Presenter), Toxic Tort Litigation 2017 NYSBA Seminar, New York, NY, June 9, 2017
• Defending Foodborne Illness Claims (Co-Presenter), Dover, NH, March 21, 2017


•Mentioned in Goldberg Segalla Elevates Seven NJ Attorneys to Partner, NJBIZ, December 20, 2018
• Navigating The Food Industry with Personal Jurisdiction in a Post-BMS World, ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter, Fall 2017

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Toxic Tort
  • Environmental
  • Cannabis Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973.681.7015  Phone
973.681.7101  Fax
University Attended:
University of Delaware, B.A., 2005
Law School Attended:
Rutgers School of Law, J.D., 2010
Year of First Admission:
2011, New York; 2011, New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Affilaitions

•New York State Bar Association
•New Jersey State Bar Association
•American Bar Association

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