Eric Rosen is a partner at Kelley Uustal and advocates on behalf of people
who have been seriously injured or who have lost loved ones because of
another's negligence or other misconduct. He focuses his time on products
liability, car and motorcycle accidents, and other unfortunate circumstances
involving someone injured or killed.
In 2016 alone, as lead trial attorney, Eric obtained over $47 million in
verdicts for his clients. In
Konzelman v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Eric obtained a $28.795 million dollar verdict in a wrongful death case
against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the second largest cigarette manufacturer
in the United States. In
Turner v. R.J. Reynolds Eric obtained a $13 million dollar verdict in a wrongful death case brought
by the adult children on behalf of their deceased mother. In another wrongful
Martin v. Philip Morris USA Inc., Eric obtained a verdict in excess of $6 million dollars in a rare case
where plaintiff was required to prove smoking caused the decedent’s
In 2017, as lead trial attorney, Eric obtained a $23 million verdict for
his client who suffered a catastrophic brain injury and severe orthopedic
injuries after falling a significant height while working as a tree trimmer.
Eric began his legal career at the Office of the State Attorney in Broward
County, Florida. During his tenure as an Assistant State Attorney, Eric
tried more than 20 criminal jury trials and countless bench trials. Eric
eventually left public service to pursue his interest in helping individuals
who have been injured due to the carelessness of others.
Eric is also a graduate of the renowned Trial Lawyer’s College established
by Gerry Spence; one of the country’s premiere trial lawyers. The
Trial Lawyer’s College is an intensive three and a half week trial
program held at Thunderhead Ranch in Dubois, Wyoming, where selected lawyers
practice honing trial skills from voir dire to closing argument. Eric
has also served on the faculty for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy
where he has taught trial skills to lawyers around the country.
Since beginning his career, Eric has become a top-rated attorney who has been:
- Successful in obtaining multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for clients
Appointed to The Florida Bar, 17th Judicial Circuit, Grievance Committee “A.” (Term: 2016 – 2019)
- Served on Board of Directors for Young Lawyers Section of the Broward County
Bar Association (2012 – 2016)
- Served as Co-chair of the Broward County Bar Association Trial Section (2011)
Selected to Florida
Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List (2012 – 2016)
- Named "Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer" by Florida Trend magazine (2011)
Eric currently serves as President-Elect for the Broward County Trial Lawyers
Association. He is recognized and trusted by peers and clients alike,
and he is well-known for his exemplary advocacy and professionalism.
As a proven trial attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Eric dedicates his practice
to the areas of personal injury, products liability, tobacco litigation,
class action litigation, and wrongful death.
To learn more about Eric and his dedicated service to clients, don't
hesitate to contact Kelley/Uustal today.