David Rosenberg

Dave Rosenberg

Dave Rosenberg
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Dave Rosenberg is counsel in the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Financial Industry Litigation practices. David joined Goodwin in 2011. David primarily represents companies in complex class actions alleging violations of ERISA, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and state and federal consumer financial services laws. 


Representative experience includes:

  • Representing several financial services companies in putative nationwide ERISA class actions alleging that investment options in employee retirement plans had excessive fees and/or poor performance. These include several actions challenging mutual fund companies' use of their own products as investment options in their own retirement plans
  • Representation of a large mutual fund company in litigation under the Investment Company Act challenging the fees charged by certain of the company's mutual funds
  • Representation of a large financial services company in several putative nationwide class actions challenging its practices with respect to residential lender-placed homeowners, flood, and wind insurance
  • Representation of a financial services company in connection with government enforcement actions challenging services it provided to Native American tribal lenders that originated small-dollar consumer loans
  • Representation of a large insurance company in a putative nationwide ERISA class action challenging its use of retained asset accounts to pay life insurance claims

Professional Activities

David is a member of the American Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Prior to attending law school, David was an accountant in the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP primarily working on behalf of mutual fund company clients. During law school, he completed an internship with the Enforcement Division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission and served on the Boston University Law Review. Following law school, David served a one-year fellowship with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office’s Special Prosecutions Unit. There he prosecuted cases involving white collar crime and public corruption.




Boston University School of Law

(summa cum laude, William L. and Lillian Berger Achievement Prize, Paul J. Liacos and G. Joseph Tauro Distinguished Scholar Awards)


Bentley College

(summa cum laude)



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

David has been selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 US 2022.


David is the author of “Allocating the Burden of Persuasion for Entry Issues in the Government’s Horizontal Merger Cases,” a note that appeared in the 2010 edition of the Boston University Law Review.