Zachary J. Rothken

Zachary J. RothkenView PDF

Zachary J. Rothken

Associate
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-551-8453
Fax:
212-551-8484
E-mail:

Zachary J. Rothken joined Rosenberg & Estis, P.C. in 2018 and is an associate with the firm's Administrative Law Department.  Mr. Rothken's practice focuses on complex rent regulatory issues concerning rent stabilization and rent control.  Mr. Rothken represents property owners in administrative proceedings before DHCR and other administrative agencies, including claims alleging rent overcharge, TPU audits, petitions for administrative review and reduction of services.  Mr. Rothken’s practice also focuses on counseling prospective purchasers, sellers and lenders in performing due diligence on properties subject to rent regulation.  Mr. Rothken's practice also includes representing property owners in a wide variety of litigation matters, including: Article 78 proceedings, Supreme Court actions and landlord-tenant summary proceedings.

Previously Mr. Rothken was an associate at Rose & Rose. Mr. Rothken earned his J.D. at Hofstra University School of Law and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Yeshiva University, Sy Syms School of Business.  While in law school, Mr. Rothken served as Articles Editor for Volume 30 of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal.  He co-authored an article titled, Limits on Sovereign Immunity in the Post-NASA v. Nelson Era: Greater Government Liability for Negligent Hiring, which was published in the Summer 2013 volume of the New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Journal.  

In February 2020, Mr. Rothken co-authored a well-received article published in the New York Law Journal titled “Commercial Rent Control Effort Defined by Confusion and Unintended Consequences.” 

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Areas of Practice

  • Rent Regulation & Administrative Law
  • Due Diligence
  • Landlord Tenant Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2014
  • New Jersey, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Merit Scholarship
    • Law Journal: Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Volume 30, Articles Editor
  • Yeshiva University, Sy Syms School of Business
    • B.S. - 2009
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: R.S. Polachek Memorial Award, 2008

Published Works

  • Limits on Sovereign Immunity in the Post-NASA v. Nelson Era: Greater Government Liability for Negligent Hiring, New York State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Journal (co-authored), Summer, 2013
  • Commercial Rent Control Effort Defined by Confusion and Unintended Consequences, New York Law Journal, February 2020