MIAMI – Nov. 20, 2019 – Podhurst Orseck announces that Pablo Rojas has joined the firm as an associate, focusing primarily on personal injury, wrongful death and product liability cases. The Miami-based litigation boutique has built a national reputation for its highly specialized practice in complex litigation, class action, appellate and aviation matters.
Prior to joining Podhurst Orseck, Rojas served as a law clerk for the Honorable Adalberto J. Jordan in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Rojas brings experience working for human rights groups and in public service, including serving on the staff of Senator Robert P. Casey in Washington, D.C. He previously worked as a summer associate for international law firm WilmerHale and at Rabobank in New York.
“Given Pablo’s impressive academic achievements, work ethic and empathetic nature, coupled with his background as a law clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals, he will be a vital asset to our firm and our clients as we expand our reach in South Florida, nationally and around the world,” said Steven C. Marks, managing partner of Podhurst Orseck.
Rojas earned his Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from the New York University School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Economics from Brown University.
While in law school, Rojas was a Robert McKay Scholar, a Furman Public Policy Scholar, as well as a member of the Order of the Coif. He also served as Executive Editor on the New York University Environmental Law Journal.
Rojas is fluent in English and Spanish and is conversational in French and Portuguese.
Podhurst Orseck has litigated some of the highest-profile cases in recent years, including representing the victims of crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max-8, litigation against airbag manufacturing giant Takata, negotiating the settlement of a class action against Volkswagen Group of America Inc., and representing the families of victims of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The firm has fifty years of trial and appellate advocacy experience and has built a global practice that consistently competes with large firms around the world.
About Podhurst Orseck
Miami-based Podhurst Orseck, P.A., established over four decades ago, is a top-flight boutique trial and appellate firm focusing its practice on tort litigation matters including aviation, products liability, serious personal injury, and wrongful death claims, as well as complex commercial litigation and white collar defense. Additionally, the firm has a strong appellate practice, handling appeals for its own attorneys and attorneys throughout the nation, in various state and federal appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court. The firm has consistently received an AV-Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest possible rating, based on legal ability and general ethical standards. For more information, please visit www.podhurst.com