Professor Rothman received his A.B. and J.D. from Cornell University. Following law
school, he served as a judge advocate in the United States Air Force and later worked as
an associate at Venable, Baetjer & Howard in Baltimore, Maryland. Before joining the
faculty in 1971, he was a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah
College of Law. 

Professor Rothman’s research and teaching interests focus on corporate finance,
decedents’ estates and trusts, legal ethics, and taxation.