Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt

Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt

Counsel
Location:
Poughkeepsie, New York
Phone:
845-486-6893
Fax:
845-486-7621
Email:

Arbitrations and Mediations
Since 2007, as an AAA affiliate and through the law firm of McCabe and Mack LLP, Judge Rosenblatt has mediated and arbitrated matters in New York, as well as nationally and internationally, involving major national law firms including  Simpson Thacher; Skadden Arps; Wachtell, Lipton; Sullivan and Cromwell; Cravath; Gibson Dunn; Weil Gotschal; Akin Gump; Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland and Ellis; Boise Schiller; Arnold and Porter; Cadwalader; Baker and Hostetler; Wilson Elser; Drinker Biddle; DLA Piper; Arent Fox , and many others, including abroad, Freehills (Australia), Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris),  Allens Arthur Robinson /Allens Linklaters (Australia), Bird and Bird (London).

Subjects included World Trade Center litigations, insurance litigation, international contracts and distributorship agreements, airline liability, professional malpractice, general negligence cases, banking, nursing homes, mass tort litigation, partnership agreements, complex commercial and corporate litigation, shareholder actions, government military contracts, land use litigation, technology licensing, RAND agreements and other types of actions.

Consultation
Attorneys have consulted with Judge Rosenblatt who has worked with them in brief drafting and oral argument mooting in connection with cases before the New York Court of Appeals and Supreme Court Appellate Divisions.

Expert Presentations
In cases involving contracts that called for the application of New York law, Judge Rosenblatt has been called upon to give expert testimony or reports on New York law for courts in England, France, Australia, Cyprus, and Barbados

Memberships/Affiliations:

Professional:
Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Judge Rosenblatt joined the Firm, of counsel, in 2007, after serving on New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, for seven years. Prior to that, he was Chief Administrative Judge of the State of New York from 1987 to 1989, a Justice of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division from 1989 to 1998 and a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court from 1981 to 1987.

As New York State’s Chief Administrative Judge from 1987 to 1989, Judge Rosenblatt had responsibility for the day-to-day administrative management of New York State’s Court System. He also served as Dutchess County Court Judge from 1975 to 1981 after two terms as Dutchess County District Attorney from 1969 to 1975.

He and his wife, Julia, a former Vassar College professor, reside in LaGrange. He is a squash player and an associate certified ski instructor. Judge Rosenblatt is also a member of the Baker Street Irregulars (a Sherlock Holmes Society). Julia, writes a weekly ski column for the Poughkeepsie Journal. Their daughter, Betsy, practices law in California. In addition to handling mediations and arbitrations, Judge Rosenblatt teaches part-time at the New York University Law School.

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1961
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1966
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1967

Education

  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • LL.B., Bachelor of Law - 1960
    • Honors: J.D. Conversion
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1957
    • Major: American Studies