Robert S. "Bob" Rosenthal

Robert S. "Bob" Rosenthal


Brown & James, P.C.

Recognized since 1995

St. Louis, Missouri

Practice Areas

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Medical Malpractice Law
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Mr. Rosenthal has been with Brown & James since its founding in 1981. Over the course of his 35-year career he has tried over 100 cases to conclusion and represented defendants in numerous types of personal injury and property damage cases. The great bulk of his practice has been in the area of medical litigation and legal malpractice. A representative list of clients includes: Washington University, Saint Louis University, Medical Assurance of Missouri, Inc., Intermed Insurance Company, CNA, Zurich, Medical Protective and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Mr. Rosenthal is widely considered one of the preeminent medical malpractice defense attorneys in the nation and is routinely recognized by his peers as one the Best Lawyers in America. He is a frequent CLE lecturer on trial practice as well as legal and medical malpractice.

Location

  • Bank of America Plaza, Suite 1100
    800 Market Street
    St. Louis, MO 63101-2501

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh, MS, graduated 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Illinois, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Lawyers Association of Metropolitan St. Louis - Member
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Medical Malpractice Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, St. Louis (2015)
  • Medical Malpractice Law, St. Louis (2010)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers - Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2012-2018)
  • Best Lawyers - Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (1995-2018)
  • Lawyer of the Year - Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2015)
  • Super Lawyers - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2005-2016)
  • St. Louis' Best Lawyers - Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, St. Louis Magazine (2002-2013)
  • Lawyer of the Year - Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, The Best Lawyers in America (2010)
  • Top 100 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2006, 2011)
  • Top 50 St. Louis Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2006-2008, 2011)
  • National Institute of Health Fellowship in Health Law
  • Who's Who in American Law, 8th Edition
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

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