Brian Rosenthal

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Phone Number: 501-377-0340

Email Address: brosenthal@roselawfirm.com


Professional Experience

Brian Rosenthal has served as counsel in multiple large acquisitions, refinancings, and investments, including in the following fields:  contract mail carriers, poultry companies, energy and manufacturing, grain handling and processing, and railroad negotiations.

Brian has and continues to be involved in defending, negotiating, and preserving property and permit rights and interests before multiple municipal, state, and federal agencies and regions, including involving the environmental media of air, solid waste, water, and hazardous waste; brownsfield properties; negotiated, elective site compliance and review; and penalty and operational requirement review and negotiation.  He is frequently consulted on unusual contractual or litigation situations involving creating resolutions to disputes.


Professional Affiliations and Recognition

Arkansas Bar Association's Golden Gavel Award - 2004, 2007, 2009

Vince Foster, Jr. Outstanding Lawyer Award - 2014

Founding Regent and Member of the American College of Environmental Lawyers, 2006-present; Member of Board of Regents, 2006-2009

Best Lawyers in America - 2003-2017 Editions - Banking and Finance Law; Environmental Law; Real Estate Law, and Water Law

Mid-South Super Lawyers - Environmental - 2007-2015

Order of the Coif

Order of the Barristers

Chambers USA Leading Lawyers in Corporate/Commercial and Litigation: Environment - 2009-2015 

Arkansas Supreme Court Professional Practicum Committee, 2004-present; Interim Chair, 2008; Chair, 2010-present; Workshop Leader, 2009-2010

Arkansas Alumni Association - Board of Directors, 1995–2006 (President, 2004-2006); Capital (Little Rock) Chapter, President, 1993–1994

United Way of Pulaski County - Board of Directors, 1999–2004; Agency Allocations Committee Panel Co-chair, 1998–2002

Certified Public Accountant, Missouri, 1984

Pulaski County Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Association - Chair, Professional Practicum Committee, 2000-2004; Annual Meeting Chair, 2006-2007; Membership Development Chair, 2008-2010; Board of Governors, 2008-present; Long Range Planning Chair, 2010-present; Environmental Law Section (Chair, 2007-2008); Editorial Board for Handbooks Chair, 2014; Finance Committee, 2014; Legal Forms Committee, 2014 

American Bar Association

Education and Honors

University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (high honors), 1984

University of Missouri, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1987

Journal Editor, Missouri Law Review, 1986–1987


Admitted to Practice

Texas, 1987

Arkansas, 1989

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