Deena B. Rosendahl, Esq.

Deena B. Rosendahl is a partner at Kaufman Semeraro & Leibman, LLP. Ms. Rosendahl has over 20 years of experience in employment law, commercial litigation and commercial transactions. Her extensive experience includes working with various companies in all aspects of employment and labor issues as well as complex commercial transaction and litigation and property matters.

Ms. Rosendahl works with many New York/New Jersey area companies in employment related claims, including wrongful termination, CEPA violations, harassment, discrimination and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). She also negotiates and drafts employment contracts, offer letters, separation agreements and creates employee handbooks and policies that ensure companies are complying with state and federal laws and regulations.

In her commercial litigation and transactional work, she represents individuals and corporate clients prosecuting and defending complex commercial litigation claims of promissory estoppel, fraud/consumer fraud act, general and vicarious liability, breach of contract, negligence and other tort claims. She also negotiates, reviews and drafts various business contracts including commercial lease agreements, license agreements, franchisee/franchisor agreements, service contracts, shareholder agreements and others.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey Bar
  • New York State Bar


  • Juris Doctor, Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, NY, 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, 1993

Professional Associations

  • Themis Bar Review Advisor for NY and NJ Bar Examination (2010 – 2017)
  • Board Member, YWCA of Bergen County, Ridgewood, NJ (2015)
  • Board Member, JCC Early Childhood Learning Center (2009 – 2010)
  • Associate Editor, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce
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