Mr. Rosenthal was born in Miami, Florida. He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1986 and his Juris Doctorate (with honors), from the University of Florida College of Law in 1989, where he served on served on the law school’s Journal of Law and Public Policy. He served as an intern for United States Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff. After many years in private practice, in August 1997, Mr. Rosenthal formed Reimer Rosenthal where he prcticed until July 1, 2012 when he formed Rosenthal Law Group. Mr. Rosenthal’s practice areas include business counseling and transactions and state and federal commercial litigation with an emphasis on contract, fraud, employment law, real estate litigation, and complex commercial landlord-tenant litigation. Mr. Rosenthal's litigation practice extends statewide in both state and federal courts. He is a member of the local Florida Bar, United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Rosenthal is a certified arbitrator in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Broward County, Florida. Mr. Rosenthal is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 in the field of
Commercial Litigation . Mr. Rosenthal is also a Fellow of the
Litigation Counsel of America® Mr. Rosenthal handles trial and appellate issues before both state and federal courts where he has obtained several precedent setting decisions.
Watson v. Adecco Employment Services, Inc., 252 F.Supp.2d 1347 (M.D.Fla. 2003) — One of the first cases ever to establish the limitation on liability of a temporary staffing firm for employment discrimination against a temporary employee by a customer of the temporary staffing firm.
Briceno v. Sprint Spectrum, L.P., 911 So.2d 176, (Fla. 3d DCA 2005) — A seminal case in Florida involving the ability to bind parties to standard contractual terms referenced by incorporation and posted on the internet.
Martin v. Florida Power and Light Co., 909 So.2d 555 (Fla 4th DCA 2005) — The first case in Florida to establish the duty of utilities in underground damage cases
Harty v. SRA/Palm Trails Plaza, LLC, 2010 WL 5128954 (S.D. Fla. 2010) — A case which clarified that an ADA plaintiff lacks standing to complain about barriers that he did not encounter and is not entitled to perform a post-filing inspection of areas within a property that were not encountered by him prior to the filing of the complaint
Maya v. Omnicare, Inc., 2010 WL 2889569 (S.D. Fla. 2010) — A case which clarified that a defendant cannot seek removal to federal court based on diversity jurisdiction if the amount in controversy is merely based on speculation
Design Center of the Americas, LLC v. Mike Bell, Inc., 2014 WL 5343630 (S.D. Fla. 2014) — A case which clarified that a defendant cannot seek removal to federal court based on diversity jurisdiction if the amount in the complaint is not alleged to be more than $75,000 and the sole basis for the removal is the amount at issue in the defendant's counterclaim. The decision was the first published opinion in the Southern District of Florida that clarified the rule that the counterclaim is irrelevant when determining the amount in controversy in a removal setting.
Almany Investors, Ltd. v. Nextel South Corp., 2015 WL 74091 (S.D. Fla. 2015) — Mr. Rosenthal successfully obtained a summary judgment defeating a claim for breach of lease by a rooftop lessor on behalf of Nextel South Corp.