GEORGE M. ROSENBERG, ESQ.
Mediator • Arbitrator
George M. Rosenberg, Esq., has over 40 years of experience as a trial lawyer representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil matters. He brings a wealth of experience to his dispute resolution services, having tried personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting in multi-million dollar verdicts and arbitration awards involving dangerous conditions of public property, automobile accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, construction accidents, and products liability. Mr. Rosenberg has also handled, tried and arbitrated cases involving civil rights, employment termination and discrimination, business disputes, and real estate matters. His work has resulted in four published appellate opinions setting legal precedents in asbestos litigation, abuse of discretion by a trial judge, preservation of a minor’s claim against a teacher for sexual abuse, and in obtaining a reversal of a wrongful conviction.
Mr. Rosenberg began his mediation practice in 2003 after attending the world renowned Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. He previously served as a California Superior Court mediator and arbitrator for over ten years before the program was dismantled. Mr. Rosenberg is dedicated to the mediation process because it empowers the parties and affords them the opportunity to become more involved in the decision-making process and the ultimate settlement of their case. Having litigated cases for over 40 years, Mr. Rosenberg fully understands the emotional and financial toll litigation has on the parties and is able to convey from first-hand knowledge the risks and benefits they may face in trial.
Early in his career, Mr. Rosenberg was a partner with the prominent plaintiffs’ trial firm of Greene O’Reilly Broillet Paul Simon McMillan Wheeler & Rosenberg (now Greene Broillet & Wheeler). He later served as a consultant to then California State Controller, Gray Davis, before partnering with Stanley Jacobs to form the plaintiffs’ personal injury firm of Jacobs Jacobs & Rosenberg. In 1996, Mr. Rosenberg formed his own firm, where he tried and litigated numerous civil cases and later became Of Counsel to the highly respected defense firm, Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara. In 2003, Mr. Rosenberg formed Rosenberg Mediations, where he continued to resolve civil disputes before joining ADR Services, Inc. in 2019.
Mr. Rosenberg has garnered the respect of his fellow attorneys, earning an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, indicating that his peers rank him at the highest standards of professional excellence. He has also been selected as a Super Lawyer from 2014 through 2020, an honor conferred upon only the top 5% of lawyers in California.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death: Automobile, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents; dangerous condition of public property; premises liability; construction accidents; medical and legal malpractice
Employment: wrongful termination; discrimination; harassment
Civil Rights: Police misconduct; excessive use of force
Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
Neighbor Disputes: boundary line; easements; view obstruction; CC&R issues
2011 Los Angeles County Bar Association Center for Civic Mediation (30 hours)
2003 Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (60 hours)
1974 J.D., Loyola Law School, Dean’s List
1971 B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, High Honors
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ADMISSIONS
State Bar of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
California State Courts
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States Supreme Court
Mediator • Arbitrator
George M. Rosenberg, Esq.