Susan Corner Rosen

Susan Corner Rosen


Rosen Law Firm, LLC

Recognized since 2005

Charleston, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Medical Malpractice Law
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Susan Rosen has been listed in BEST LAWYERS for ten years. She is an experienced trial attorney who has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of cases with an emphasis on plaintiff medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. She has represented numerous people in medical malpractice claims and recently won one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in the state - a $7 million verdict awarded by a Greenville County jury. Her prosecution of a civil murder case in a federal court in Atlanta gained national attention in 1994 and was reported on national television. She has represented clients in a variety of matters including wrongful death claims, unfair trade practices, products liability claims, medical malpractice claims, commercial disputes, and an extensive number of employment suits. She is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where she served as the President of the Charleston Chapter. Ms. Rosen is also a member of the MultiMillion Dollar Advocates Forum and has been selected for inclusion in the South Carolina Super Lawyers magazine for many years. Ms. Rosen is also a Circuit Court Mediator, certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court. She was honored with the Leadership in the Law Award by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly in 2012. Ms. Rosen has been published in numerous legal publications. She authored the topic, Accountants, which was published in SOUTH CAROLINA JURISPRUDENCE, and co-authored the topic, Fraud, also published in that multi-volume treatise. Additionally, she co-authored an article entitled "Controlling Person Liability for Motor Vehicle Dealer Violations of the South Carolina Motor Vehicle Unfair Trade Practices Act: A Proposal for Reform," 47 S.C.L. REV. 349 (Winter 1996). She has lectured at legal education seminars for the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar, ABOTA and the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Associations and has received an AV rating - the highest professional rating in the MARTINDALE-HUBBELL LAW DIRECTORY. She also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1985 through 1998. Ms. Rosen is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and South Carolina and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Districts of South Carolina and Rhode Island. She is a member of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Charleston County Bar Associations, the American Bar Association (Litigation and Labor & Employment Law Sections), the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice (President's Club, Co-Chair Ethics Committee, State Liaison to Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, Professional Malpractice Section and Birth Trauma Litigation Group). She served as Chairperson of the Charleston County Bar Association's Continuing Legal Education Committee from 1989 until 1991 and again in 1995 until 1996 and served on its Executive Committee from 1990 until 1992 and 2003-2004.Ms. Rosen also served on the South Carolina Bar = s Task Force on Civil Justice and the South Carolina Task Force on Courts (2006-2007). Ms. Rosen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Cornell University and graduated cum laude from Suffolk University Law School. She served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1979 until 1980 and as associate and then General Counsel to Cranston Print Works Company, a textile printing company with corporate offices in New York City and Rhode Island. Personal Information Ms. Rosen was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, and was valedictorian of her high school class of approximately 700 students. She played competitive golf and tennis and was a member of the varsity ice hockey team at Cornell University. Active in civic affairs, Ms. Rosen has served for many years on the Board of Directors of the Hollings Cancer Center, the Board of Directors of the Charleston Neighborhood Legal Assistance, Inc. and Pro Bono Legal Services, Inc. She formerly served as President of the Charleston Civic Ballet and on the Board of Directors of the Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of Girl Scouts of America, Inc., My Sister's House, Inc., Charleston Theatreworks, and served as the Chairperson for the Hollings Cancer Center Citizens Advisory Board from 1996-2002.She served on the Long Range Planning Committee for The Preservation Society of Charleston. Additionally, she served on the Board of Directors of the Charleston Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, was the year 2000 Chairperson for the Komen Charleston Race for the Cure, and was Volunteer of the year in 2001. She also received the Tribute to Women in Industry Award in 1994. Susan and her husband, Robert live in the downtown historic district of the City of Charleston. Their three adult children live in NYC, but come home often!

Location

  • The Peoples Building, Suite 201
    18 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401-3014

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Suffolk University , J.D., cum laude, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Rhode Island, Rhode Island Bar Association

Affiliations

  • ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) - Past President, Charleston Chapter
  • American Association for Justice - President's Club
  • Charleston County Bar Association - Member and Former Executive Committee Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association - member
  • RI Bar Association - member
  • SC Association for Justice - member
  • SC Bar - member
  • SC Bar Foundation - Former Member, Board of Directors
  • SC Women Lawyers Association - member
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation, Charleston Chapter - Former Race Chair and Board Member

Rosen Law Firm, LLC
Headquarters: Charleston, South Carolina

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Medical Malpractice Law

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

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Charleston-SC (2018)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Charleston-SC (2013)
  • Medical Malpractice Law, Charleston-SC (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Automobile Collision
  • Birth Trauma
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Civil Fraud
  • Civil Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death

Awards:

  • American Association for Justice (President's Club)
  • former member of Long Range Planning Committee, The Preservation Society of Charleston
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs, Charleston, SC
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® (Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury)
  • BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Medical Malpractice Law “Lawyer of the Year” 2011, Charleston, SC
  • AV Rating (18 years), Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • SUPER LAWYERS, South Carolina 2007-15
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) (President of the Charleston Chapter 2010-11)
  • Leadership In Law Award presented by SC Lawyers’ Weekly, 2012
  • Tribute to Women in Industry Award, 1994
  • Susan G. Koman Foundation, Charleston Chapter, 2000 Chairperson for the Komen Charleston Race for the Cure, Board of Directors, and Volunteer of the Year Award, 2001
  • South Carolina Bar Foundation, Board of Directors (2009-2012)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, Board of Directors (2002-2010), Chairperson for the Hollings Cancer Center Citizens Advisory Board from 1996-2002
  • Board of Directors of the Charleston Neighborhood Legal Assistance, Inc and Pro Bono Legal Services, Inc. (1994-2010)
  • Charleston Civic Ballet, former Member of the Board and Past President
  • Charleston County Bar Association (Executive Committee 1990-1992 and 2003-2004, Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1989-1991 and 1995-1996)
  • Certified Circuit Court Mediator
  • South Carolina Bar’s Task Force on Civil Justice
  • South Carolina Task Force on Courts (2006-2007)
  • Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of Girl Scouts of America, Inc., former Member of the Board of Directors
  • My Sister's House, Inc., former Member of the Board of Directors
  • Charleston Theatreworks, former Member of the Board of Directors

Litigation

It has been my honor and a privilege to represent many clients over the years. Each matter has been of great importance to the client, and therefore, to me. While some cases may seem more significant to others and to society, each and every case has been significant in its own right.

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