Richard B. Rosenthal is a solo appellate lawyer who handles appeals across the country, often on behalf of plaintiffs, from his offices in Miami and San Francisco. He is a former law clerk to the Honorable Levin H. Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and to the Honorable Edward B. Davis, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Rosenthal has served as a personal attorney to Barack Obama and as Statewide Lead Counsel to the Obama for America presidential campaign in Florida. His clients have also included two United States Senators; a sitting Chief U.S. District Judge; a retired Appellate Justice from California; Secretary of Defense Medal of Freedom recipients; a Hall of Fame baseball star; a major political party in Florida; the nation’s largest independent record label; a police labor union; various nonprofit organizations, trade, and professional associations; and individuals of every background and station.
Mr. Rosenthal has achieved the rare distinction of having been named simultaneously to “Super Lawyer” and “Best Lawyer” lists in two states: Florida and California. He is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education events, has served as an adjunct professor of law, and has delivered guest lectures at various law schools including Yale, Columbia, Stanford, Michigan, as well as international lectures on the topic of American Democracy and American Values at law schools in Siberia, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org