Beth J. Rotenberg

Counsel

Beth Rotenberg is a litigator who concentrates her practice in the fields of surety and fidelity law, construction litigation, and bankruptcy and creditor’s rights in New York and New Jersey. Beth represents sureties with respect to performance and payment bond claims, the defense of prevailing wage claims, affirmative surety claims, probate and other types of bond claims, and bankruptcy issues. She also represents contractors and building material suppliers in litigation matters, including breach of contract and payment claims. 

Counsel in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Group, Beth primarily represents creditors, assisting them to enforce their rights in mortgage foreclosure proceedings and under the Bankruptcy Code through the defense of preference actions, filing of claims, and protection of creditor’s rights with respect to the sale and transfer of assets in a bankruptcy case.

Prior to joining the firm, Beth clerked for Federal Magistrate Judge Gary R. Jones of the Middle District of Florida, Ocala Division. She also interned during her first summer in law school for Federal Magistrate Judge Robert M. Levy of the Eastern District of New York.

Beth graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is a cum laude graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she received a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution. She was also elected to the Order of the Coif and was a production editor for the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. Beth is fluent in Spanish.

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
  • Tufts University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2002)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit