Terri S. Rosenblatt

Terri S. Rosenblatt

New York, New York

Terri Rosenblatt is a partner in the firm and focuses her practice on trial level criminal defense and civil rights cases, as well as appeals and post-conviction litigation.

As an associate in the firm from 2007-2014, Ms. Rosenblatt was part of the litigation team that secured habeas corpus relief for Jabbar Collins, and then successfully litigated the civil rights cases Collins v. City of New York and Collins v. State of New York, which settled for a combined $13 million dollars. She also argued before the Appellate Divisions of the First, Second and Third Departments, including in People v. Jones, 115 A.D.3d 984 (2d Dept. 2014), which was one of the first cases in New York to recognize a post-conviction claim of "actual innocence." Ms. Rosenblatt also represented defendants in state and federal criminal prosecutions and white-collar investigations, and civil litigants in business disputes.

From 2014-2016, Ms. Rosenblatt was a trial attorney at The Bronx Defenders. There, she was a DNA Specialist in the office's Forensic Practice Group, and is an expert in modern DNA litigation. As pro bono counsel, she assisted in the DNA litigation in People v. Hillary, which resulted in the successful suppression of controversial DNA evidence at Mr. Hillary's trial. Ms. Rosenblatt also conducted several jury trials, and represented clients facing serious felony charges at all stages of their case.

Ms. Rosenblatt received her B.A. from Smith College in 2000, where she majored in philosophy and government. She was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society at Brooklyn Law School.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts - 2000