The Helmsley Building
230 Park Avenue,
18th Floor
New York, NY 10169
United States of America
T: 212.661.3080
F: 212.867.1914

New Jersey Office
Park 80 West, Plaza One
250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 101
Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663
T: 201.490.2022
F: 201.490.2040



Mark Rottenberg’s diverse practice focuses on business, securities, real estate and employment litigation and alternative dispute resolution, as well as transactional real estate, corporate and employment matters. Mr. Rottenberg regularly handles business-dispute matters relating to the break-up of closely held businesses, including law and accounting firms, medical practices, manufacturing businesses, service businesses, and other privately owned entities. He also has expertise representing securities broker-dealers and Wall Street professionals and investment/hedge fund managers in transactional as well as arbitration/litigation and disciplinary matters. He often handles fast-paced litigation involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment agreements and intellectual property litigation involving injunctive actions. He also represents clients in all aspects of the restaurant and hospitality industry. Mr. Rottenberg is also an experienced mediator and is regularly appointed by the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York to mediate disputes.

Mr. Rottenberg is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey, and splits his time between RLR’s New York City and New Jersey offices. He graduated from New York University School of Law in 1982, where he served as a member of the Annual Survey of American Law (1980-1981), and published a note entitled “Jurisdiction,” 1981 Annual Survey of American Law, 619-636 (1982). He attended Rutgers College, where he received a B.A., cum laude, in philosophy, in 1979.

Mr. Rottenberg has for more than thirty years been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Rottenberg has been consistently selected for several years for inclusion as a one of New York’s and New Jersey’s “Super Lawyers®” in the area of Business Litigation. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Mr. Rottenberg has also been selected over several years for inclusion as a one of “Bergen’s Top Lawyers” in the area of Business, Corporate and Commercial Law by (201) Magazine, based upon the results of the annual Bergen’s Top Lawyers peer-review survey, conducted by Professional Research Services (PRS) of Royal Oak, Michigan.

Mr. Rottenberg was formerly associated with Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz (1982-1986), where he specialized in prosecuting securities class action and derivative cases, and with Blodnick Pomeranz Reiss Schultz & Abramowitz, P.C. (1986-1989), where he focused on complex securities, construction and real estate litigation, including the defense of several securities class and derivative actions, and handled many complex construction disputes. In 1989, he became of member of Blodnick Abramowitz Newman & Bass, P.C. focusing on complex litigation matters, and left that firm in December 1991 to join what is now RLR.

Mr. Rottenberg has served as an Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing/Moot Court Program, at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (1987-1989), and authored the 1989 Supplement to the Arbitration Chapter, New York Corporate Practice Guide (Matthew Bender, 1989). He was a founding member in 1983 of the Lawyers’ Alliance for Citimeals-on-Wheels, which raised funds for New York City’s Citimeals-on-Wheels programs, and served as its Chairman from1988 through 1990. He is also a trustee of Project Bright Future, a charitable organization that raises funds to promote children’s’ health and welfare programs.