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Ilan Rosenberg

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Ilan Rosenberg

Adjunct Professor of Law

Ilan Rosenberg, a partner in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees, concentrates his practice in the areas of complex international commercial litigation and arbitration. He serves as Director of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group for the Eastern Region.

For more than twenty years, Mr. Rosenberg has prosecuted and defended claims on behalf of foreign and domestic corporations in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration, throughout the United States and Mexico. He has first-chaired trials and arbitrations resulting in multi-million dollar verdicts and awards for his plaintiff clients, and obtained defense verdicts for clients in actions filed by both private and governmental claimants. Additionally, Mr. Rosenberg has achieved hundreds of successful settlements for both plaintiff and defendant clients in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Rosenberg’s experience includes prosecuting and defending breach of contract and commercial tort cases, products and premises liability actions, international catastrophic aviation matters, consumer class actions, insurance coverage disputes, and civil rights claims at the trial court and appellate level. Additionally, Mr. Rosenberg has been recognized by federal and state courts throughout the United States as an expert in the field of Mexican law.

Mr. Rosenberg also represents parties and amici curiae before state and federal appellate courts, and has briefed and argued commercial, insurance coverage, civil rights and constitutional appeals throughout the United States and Mexico.

Mr. Rosenberg was born and raised in Mexico City, and is a native speaker of both English and Spanish. He received his law degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City, Mexico, and earned his Master of Laws and Master of Comparative Law degrees from Penn Law.

Mr. Rosenberg is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and every court in Mexico. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, Northern District of Illinois, and Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Mr. Rosenberg is a member of the Board of Directors of HIAS, Inc., HIAS Pennsylvania, and Justice at Work.



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