"To open blind eyes, to bring prisoners out of a dungeon, those who sit in darkness out of a prison."
- Isaiah 42
Meet Our Team Of Trusted Trial Lawyers
Jonathan Rosenberg, Managing Partner
Jonathan is a New York-based criminal defense lawyer with a track record of achieving victories for his clients in both the trial and appellate courts. In his post-judgment practice, Jonathan has received notable reversals on behalf of both civil and criminal clients, including two favorable decisions in New York’s highest court. Jonathan is admitted to practice in New York, the Eastern and Southern district courts, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Originally from the West Coast, Jonathan has made Brooklyn his place of home and advocacy.
Clarissa Barfield, Associate Attorney
Clarissa Barfield is a criminal defense attorney focusing in post-judgment applications and criminal appeals. Prior to joining the Rosenberg Law Firm, Ms. Barfield completed a clerkship in the New Jersey Superior Court, Criminal Division. Ms. Barfield received her Bachelors of Arts in American Studies and English Literature from Salve Regina University and her Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law. Ms. Barfield is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Hilary K. Chernin, Associate Counsel
Hilary Chernin is an accomplished litigation attorney with extensive experience at all stages of criminal proceedings, from arraignment to trial. Prior to working with Rosenberg, Ms. Chernin was an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office where she held the title of Assistant District Attorney in the Felony Trial Bureau. Ms. Chernin received her Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College and a Juris Doctor from New York Law School. She is licensed to practice law in New York and the Southern and Eastern Districts.
Nancy Tang, Associate Counsel
Nancy Tang is an associate counsel with Rosenberg Law Firm, focusing in both criminal defense and family law. With a proven track record of success in handling complex cases and achieving positive outcomes for her clients, Nancy practices across all courts in the state of New York. A graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, Nancy volunteers as a coach for the Fordham High School mock trial team, a Guardian Ad Litem appointed by the courts, and a pro bono advocate for for children in the immigration courts.
Howard Greenberg, Senior Counsel
Howard Greenberg is a Brooklyn criminal defense lawyer committed to finding every hole in the case and maximizing the chances of winning on the odds. Having practiced before the state and federal courts for nearly 35 years, Greenberg is a prominent defense lawyer, mentor to Rosenberg, and proprietor of his own, separate practice at the same office location. Howard handles some litigation matters as counsel to the firm, offering a unique brand of wisdom, toughness, and experience in his advocacy.