DOUGLAS K. ROSENBLUM is a partner and Certified Fraud Examiner in the Philadelphia office of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick and Raspanti, LLP. He is the Co-Chair of the Government Enforcement, Compliance, and White Collar Litigation Practice Group; and a member of the Qui Tam/False Claims Act and Litigation Practice Groups. Mr. Rosenblum has represented multiple entities and individuals under investigation or indictment in federal and state courts for a variety of allegations from health care fraud to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. These representations include, but are not limited to, a former Chief Executive Officer of an American subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar manufacturer, physicians, pharmaceutical sales representatives, and defense contractors. Companies of all sizes and in many industries have utilized Mr. Rosenblum’s expertise in conducting internal investigations. These range from financial and educational institutions to environmental firms, nuclear energy companies, and purveyors of fracking services in the Marcellus Shale.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rosenblum served as a commercial litigation associate at a well-respected law firm in Philadelphia and was an Assistant District Attorney in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. At the District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Rosenblum served in the pretrial and major crimes units before becoming the Captain of the Firearms Unit of the Trials Division. In that capacity, Mr. Rosenblum was sworn as a Special Assistant United States Attorney prosecuting violent criminals in federal court under Project Safe Neighborhoods. Mr. Rosenblum has tried dozens of cases to verdict and received commendations for successfully prosecuting criminal defendants for charges ranging from theft and burglary to robbery and murder.
Mr. Rosenblum is the Co-Chair of the Mid-Atlantic subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s White Collar Crime Committee for 2017-2018. He has previously served as Co-Chair of the ABA White Collar Crime Committee’s Philadelphia Young Lawyers’ Division and has served as both Chair and Vice-Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association’s Rules of Criminal Court Committee. Mr. Rosenblum has also served as an arbitrator in the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County. Mr. Rosenblum also served on the Villanova Law Alumni Association Board of Advisors for a two-year term. Additionally, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Community involvement and charitable work is of great importance to Mr. Rosenblum. He volunteers as an attorney for abused and neglected children through the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project. Mr. Rosenblum is the Founder of the Hedda L. Komins Fund for Breast Cancer Research and Prevention at Fox Chase Cancer Center and has previously served on the Board of Directors of a nonprofit corporation supporting athletics and education.
Mr. Rosenblum has been selected a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense. He has also been selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 in the area of White Collar Defense. Additionally, he was selected by The Legal Intelligencer as a Lawyer on the Fast Track for 2010. LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® also recognizes Mr. Rosenblum as an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer in both legal ability and ethical standards.
Mr. Rosenblum received his B.S. in Accountancy, magna cum laude, with a minor in Spanish, from Villanova University. He received his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, where he was a member of the Environmental Law Journal and National Mock Trial Team and received the David E. Worby Scholarship for Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Rosenblum is a frequent lecturer and author on topics ranging from criminal law to the False Claims Act.Speaking Engagements
"I've Got Your Back: The Ethics of Indemnified Representations", Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2017 White Collar Seminar (Philadelphia, PA), November 3, 2017
Pennsylvania Institute of CPA's Annual Conference (Valley Forge, PA), November 20, 2014
"Blowing the Whistle: Procedural and Ethical Implications of the False Claims Acts and Related Government Programs," Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Philadelphia, PA), December 2, 2013
"From Investigation to Immunity and Beyond: The Basics of Criminal Practice," J. Willard O'Brien American Inn of Court (Philadelphia, PA), February 12, 2013
"Collateral Consequences of White Collar Prosecutions of Professionals," ABA White Collar Crime Committee's Philadelphia Young Lawyers' Division CLE Program (Philadelphia, PA), July 11, 2012
“A Day in the Life: Using Client Videos to Leverage Settlement Negotiations,” J. Willard O’Brien American Inn of Court (Villanova, PA), March 13, 2012
“DAMAGE CONTROL, Personal Injury Damages Claims: Considerations for the Defense,” J. Willard O’Brien American Inn of Court (Philadelphia, PA), March 8, 2011
"Federal and State Qui Tam Practice," Bucks County Bar Association (Doylestown, PA), April 22, 2010
"Federal and State Qui Tam Practice," Montgomery County Bar Association (Norristown, PA), July 22, 2009
"A Judge with a Grudge," J. Willard O'Brien Inn of Court (Philadelphia, PA), March 10, 2009