Steven Rothman is a Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution Shareholder and a member of Jones Foster's Board of Directors. Steve focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on product liability, wrongful death, personal injury, defamation, real estate and commercial litigation. He represents individuals, businesses, and governmental bodies, and his cases have included numerous multi-million dollar claims. Steve has been a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial attorney for over 25 years, the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar.
As a result of decades of high-stakes litigation experience, Steve has gained extensive knowledge, skills, and understanding of the intricacies of various industries, enabling him to better serve clients across all sectors. Steve handles cases in areas including personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, commercial disputes, pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements, medical devices, mold contamination, electrical contact & electrocution, under & above-ground utility cases, nursing home negligence, premises liability, negligent security, equestrian and farm cases, psychiatric & psychological damage, and catastrophic illnesses and injuries.
Steve litigates in a wide variety of matters, often in cases with complex technical issues. His interest in the design and function of products began at a young age as the son of an auto parts dealer and he was a vocationally trained automotive mechanic prior to becoming a lawyer. Steve holds a Certificate of Achievement from Michelin North America, Inc. for completion of the Tire and Vehicle Dynamics Course presented by Hodges Transportation, Inc. at the Nevada Automotive Test Center. He has also participated in dynamic vehicular stability testing at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty, Ohio, and in tire and wheel training at Standards Testing Laboratories.
Steve currently serves as President of the American Board of Trial Advocates Palm Beach Chapter, an invitation-only national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges, considered to be one of the most prestigious affiliations for trial attorneys. Steve’s leadership role in ABOTA adds to his honors and recognition in the legal industry, which includes being named Best Lawyers in America 2023 Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants in the West Palm Beach metro area. He is also recognized by
Florida Super Lawyers and Florida Trend’s Top Lawyers lists and holds an AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest peer rating based upon legal ability and ethical standards.