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 David P. Rosenblatt

David P. Rosenblatt

Managing Partner

Office Phone: 617.345.3330
Location: Boston, MA
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David Rosenblatt is Managing Partner of Burns & Levinson. His practice involves all phases of environmental law, including hazardous waste litigation and negotiation, permitting, and resolving environmental issues in real estate and corporate transactions. He frequently appears before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection on a wide range of environmental matters.

Mr. Rosenblatt is particularly experienced in representing large defense groups in litigation and negotiation in complex Superfund cases. He has served as common counsel to such defense groups for Superfund sites located throughout New England and in other parts of the country. Mr. Rosenblatt's experience also includes representing buyers, sellers, and financiers of contaminated property in which he functions to structure and negotiate agreements that address the environmental liabilities in such a way that transactions can proceed.


Additional Information:




  • 6/10/2016, Boston Business Journal - Six law firms with Boston offices raise first-year pay to $180k
    David Rosenblatt was quoted on increasing pay for associates by Greg Ryan.
  • 2/25/2016, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - Future for Local Law Firms Unclear After EMC Deal
    Managing Partner David Rosenblatt was quoted on the risks associated with the pending sale of Hopkinton-based EMC Corporation.
  • 7/20/2015, Boston Business Journal - Burns & Levinson Named to Vault's List of Top Mid-Sized Law Firms
    David Rosenblatt was quoted in this article by Greg Ryan.
  • 5/17/2015, Boston Business Journal - Suffolk Law's new dean abandoned Google Glass, but he still loves innovation
    David Rosenblatt was quoted in this article by Mary Moore.

Recent Articles and Publications:

On Being "Mid-Sized" and the Future of Law Practice
Focus Newsletter, Winter 2014

Maintaining Our Focus
Focus Newsletter, Page 1, Winter 2013

Up and Down and Up Again
Focus Newsletter, Page 1, Winter 2012

When Does a Superfund Cleanup "End"?
ACOEL - American College of Environmental Lawyers (, April 4, 2011

Speaking Engagements:

ACC-Northeast's Annual Managing Partner/General Counsel Forum, 10.13.2016
Location: PwC - 101 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA
Topic: Strengthening the Business Partnership of Inside/Outside Counsel

Legal Marketing Association, New England Chapter Program, 4.14.2010
Location: Burns & Levinson LLP
Role: Panelist
Topic: Hit the Ground Running – Best Practices for Lateral Partner Integration