Steven Rothman is a Senior Shareholder in Jones Foster's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group and focuses his practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on product liability, wrongful death, personal injury, defamation, real estate, and commercial litigation. Steve represents individuals, businesses, and governmental bodies, and his cases have included numerous multi-million dollar claims. Notably, Steve has been Board Certified in Civil Litigation 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 about 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, pharmaceutical and nutritional supplements, medical devices, mold & Chinese drywall 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.