Burns & Levinson Partner David Rosenblatt Honored as Go-To Environmental Lawyer by Mass Lawyers Weekly

BOSTON – David Rosenblatt, a partner at Burns & Levinson law firm, has been recognized as a 2023 Go To Environmental Lawyer by Mass Lawyers Weekly, according to an announcement made by the firm. Mass Lawyers Weekly compiles the list to honor top lawyers in the region who have demonstrated expertise and success in their field.

Rosenblatt has been chair of the Environmental Group at Burns & Levinson since 1989 and has served as the firm’s managing partner for 24 years. In addition to his work in environmental law, he is also a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group. With over 35 years of experience, Rosenblatt is highly regarded for his knowledge in all areas of environmental law, including litigation, negotiation, permitting, and resolving issues related to hazardous waste, solid waste, air, and water. He has been particularly recognized for his work in representing businesses and large defense groups in complex multi-party EPA Superfund cases. Rosenblatt also serves as outside general counsel to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.

Outside of his legal work, Rosenblatt is actively involved in various organizations. He serves on the Board of Directors of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Inc. (LCL) and is currently the Treasurer of the Board. He has also played a role in initiatives related to lawyer well-being, having been a member of the Supreme Judicial Court’s Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being. Additionally, Rosenblatt serves on the Board of the Commonwealth Land Trust and is a member of Social Venture Partners.

Throughout his career, Rosenblatt has held significant roles in professional associations and organizations. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Chamber of Commerce for 20 years and has been involved with the Boston Bar Association (BBA), including serving on the BBA Council. He has also co-founded and chaired the Boston Large Firm Managing Partner Group and the Law Firm Alliance, a referral network for mid-sized firms.

Rosenblatt’s expertise has been recognized by various publications and rankings. He has consistently been listed in Best Lawyers in America in the Environmental Law & Litigation category for 29 consecutive years and has been included in Massachusetts Super Lawyers for 19 years. In 2023, he was named to the Lawdragon Green 500: Leaders in Environmental Law and Mass Lawyers Weekly’s Hall of Fame.

Rosenblatt received his J.D., with honors, from Boston College Law School and his B.A. from Trinity College.

Burns & Levinson LLP is a full-service law firm with 125 lawyers based in Boston, Providence, and London. The firm offers comprehensive legal services in areas such as business/finance, business litigation, divorce/family law, venture capital/emerging companies, and employment.

In conclusion, David Rosenblatt, a partner at Burns & Levinson, has been recognized as a 2023 Go To Environmental Lawyer by Mass Lawyers Weekly. With over 35 years of experience, he is a leader in the field of environmental law and has represented businesses and defense groups in complex cases. Rosenblatt is actively involved in various organizations and has received numerous accolades for his expertise. Burns & Levinson LLP provides high-level legal services to clients across different practice areas.