John A. Rothman

John A. Rothman

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John A. Rothman



John Rothman is a real estate attorney who focuses on commercial leasing for office, retail, restaurant, and industrial properties. He also negotiates ground leases for shopping malls and lifestyle centers, in addition to streetscapes of all scope, scale, and size.

John advises commercial property owners, landlords, tenants, developers, and managers across the United States. John’s diplomatic communication style and unique problem solving skillset allows him to resolve complex lease issues and get deals signed. Clients also appreciate John's comprehensive understanding of commercial operations, in particular his sophisticated analysis covering each facet of a deal. John’s significant experience in managing and negotiating guaranties, brokerage, construction, subordination, collateral leasing, nondisturbance, and attornment agreements helps clients to proactively negotiate lease terms. John’s keen eye for detail and formidable legal skillset allows for efficient service that secures desired results.

Prior to joining the firm’s New York office, John was counsel in the real estate group of a national law firm. His experience also includes working as an intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey.


  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2023
  • Recipient of The Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico Award (2021)


  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Georgetown University Law Center  (J.D., 2013)
  • Vassar College  (B.A., 2010)