Born and raised in New York City’s Lower East Side, Frank Rothman has been a criminal defense attorney for 30 years. After graduating from New York Law School in 1983, Frank began his career at the Legal Aid Society, where he became a member of the elite Narcotics Defense Unit and the Senior Trial Attorney Bureau.
In 1993, Frank and his Legal Aid co-worker Robert Soloway teamed up with their Legal Aid supervisors and mentors David Stern and Jeremy Schneider to form the dynamic firm of Rothman, Schneider, Soloway & Stern, LLP.
Frank has represented a host of celebrity criminal defense clients including former New York Knick Anthony Mason, former WWE superstar Nicole Bass, hip-hop artists Foxy Brown and Mobb Deep’s Havoc.
Frank has handled many high-profile criminal cases, has regularly appeared as a guest commentator on Court TV, has lectured and presented demonstrations for newly-admitted attorneys, Columbia Law School students, and has given demonstrations to members of the District Attorney’s Office as part of their training program.
Frank is a zealous advocate and is respected by his colleagues, adversaries, clients, and by many judges sitting on the bench today. He has conducted over 150 felony jury trials during his career.