Seasoned Business Litigator Joins Nelson HardimanNelson Hardiman announced that Zach Rothenberg, a seasoned business litigator with 15 years of experience, has joined the firm as partner. Rothenberg had been a partner (and previously an associate) of the Santa Monica litigation boutique, Grodsky & Olecki LLP since 2004, where he represented healthcare industry clients and others in litigation of business disputes, including breach of contract, payment disputes, fraud, unfair competition, employment, and trade secret cases.

Rothenberg commented that “joining the partnership at Nelson Hardiman is a great honor.  The expertise and reputation of Nelson Hardiman’s team of healthcare lawyers are second to none in Southern California and throughout the State.  I am thrilled to be bring my experience to the table to broaden the firm’s business litigation services on behalf of health care clients.”

“Zach’s addition as a partner not only adds a new depth to our litigation practice, but is an important step forward for our firm and our clients,” commented partner Mark Hardiman.  “We are looking forward to his smart leadership in tackling healthcare industry problems.”

Rothenberg’s practice focuses primarily on litigating healthcare industry business disputes. He regularly represents healthcare clients in cases involving breach of contract, fraud, unfair competition, and misuse of trade secrets, among others. Rothenberg also has deep experience litigating employment-related cases, on behalf of both employers and employees, and litigating payment disputes involving managed care entities.

Rothenberg served for three years as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the California Young Lawyers Association. He is active in the local and State-wide health law community, holding leadership positions with both the Los Angeles County Bar Association and Beverly Hills Bar Association.  He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2001 and his undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 1996.