David B. Rosenbaum

Firm: Borah, Goldstein
Location: New York - NY

  • 377 Broadway
    New York, New York 10013-3993
  • Tel : (212) 431-1300
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Prior to joining Borah, Goldstein, he was a partner with Novick, Edelstein, Lubell, Reisman, Wasserman & Leventhal, P.C. In 1993, Mr. Rosenbaum was admitted to the Israeli Bar and completed his mandatory Articles of Apprenticeship at the offices of Gross, Hodak and Co., concentrating on drafting English language commercial contracts.

In 1997, Mr. Rosenbaum joined the firm as a partner and assisted in the Landlord-Tenant division particularly in New York County.

From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Rosenbaum with two other seasoned attorneys opened Kramer, Roth & Rosenbaum L.P., a boutique Real estate litigation firm.

In March 2003, Mr. Rosenbaum rejoined Borah, Goldstein as a senior member concentrating on commercial and residential landlord-Tenant litigation. He supervises the Commercial Landlord-Tenant area,  co-supervises the Supreme Court Divisions and actively mentors associates at the firm.

Mr. Rosenbaum litigates and tries commercial matters both in the Supreme and Civil Courts. His experience includes litigation in all related real estate matters, administrative law matters, and appeals.

Besides nearly forty (40)y years of active experience in the area of real estate litigation, Mr. Rosenbaum serves as a Member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association. He is also a member and trustee of the Jewish Lawyer’s Guild. He is a certified faculty member of the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education and has given several legal continuing education courses on commercial landlord-tenant subjects.


  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, New York
    • J.D. – 1984
  • Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center
    • M.A./B.A. – 1981

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1989
  • Israel, 1994

Published Works

  • December 6, 2016 – “ Commercial Lease Pitfalls and How to Avoid them“, was written by Senior Partner David Rosenbaum and distributed when he presented at the NYARM Expo
  • October 10, 2014 – “Panic over ‘Branic’? Shelter Occupant Entitled to Rent-Stabilized Lease, written by Senior Partner David Rosenbaum and Counsel Brian Graifman, was featured in The New York Law Journal on October 10, 2014

Professional Associations

  • New York County Lawyers’ Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • National Academy of Continuing Legal Education


  • Premier Real Estate Lawyers, Featured Attorney Representing New York 2024
  • Lawyers of Distinction

Classes & Seminars

  • Senior Partner David B. Rosenbaum provides a video lecture, “The Housing and Tenant Protection Act & Statewide Housing Security and Tenant Protection Act of 2019” at the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. Click here to see his lecture.
  • Senior Partner David B. Rosenbaum was a featured speaker at New York Association of Realty Management (NYARM). The topic was ” Residential & Commercial Collections/Judgment Enforcement and Holdover/Non Payment Proceedings”. February 21, 2017
  • Mr. Rosenbaum presented on ” Commercial Lease Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them” at the New York Association of Realty Management (NYARM) on December 6, 2016
  • “Practical Advice on Litigating a Yellowstone Injunction Action Once Issued”, Mr. Rosenbaum presented for CLE credit in May, at the New York State Bar Association’s Real Property Landlord and Tenant Committee, May 2015.
  • Mr. Rosenbaum presented for CLE credit on “What’s all the fuss about Yellowstone Injunctions/ Practical Advice on litigating a Yellowstone Injunction Action” for the National Academy of Continuing Legal Education.
  • Mr. Rosenbaum presented on July 19, 2021 for CLE credit on “Representing Property Owners During Covid-19 Pandemic”.


Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C.

No two real estate transactions are alike. Factors such as ownership, structure, location and the existing or intended use of a property can pose myriad issues that require significant industry experience, market knowledge and legal skill.

At Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., our team of 50 attorneys structure, negotiate and handle property acquisitions and sales and address all related issues. While we work primarily on transactions in the New York metropolitan area, we have been involved in transactions in many other states. For more than 40 years, we have handled the sale and acquisition of a wide variety of commercial property types.

Our services for purchasers, sellers and lenders include:

  • Due diligence analysis
  • Building plan and permit review
  • Alteration agreements
  • Offering plans
  • Engineer reports
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Property surveys
  • Financing and refinancing assistance
  • The drafting, negotiating and reviewing of contracts
  • The ensuring of compliance with property disclosure laws
  • The obtaining of title insurance and clearing of title defects
  • Civil and commercial litigation

Our attorneys also represent owners, developers and lenders in financing or refinancing projects.