Cory J. Rothbort

Cory J. Rothbort

Livingston, New Jersey

Cory concentrates his practice in insurance defense, insurance law, personal injury, general civil litigation and appellate practice.

Cory is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is an active member of the Essex County Bar Association, holding a variety of positions within the Executive Board of the Essex County Bar Foundation's Young Lawyers Section, the New Jersey State Bar Association, presently serving as a district representative for Essex County to the Young Lawyers Division Execute Committee and the New Jersey Defense Association, serving as a member of the Philanthropy Committee.

Cory joined Sellar Richardson in 2014 after completing a judicial clerkship with The Honorable Heidi Willis Currier, J.S.C. in New Brunswick, NJ.

Before his clerkship, Cory attended the Boston University School of Law, graduating with a Concentration in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. At BU, Cory was a member of the Public Interest Law Journal and a participant in the school's Moot Court Program. Cory also worked as a student attorney in the school's Criminal Law Clinic program where he represented indigent clients in Boston Municipal Court.

Prior to attending Law School, Cory graduated cum laude from Rutgers University. He was also a four year member of the Rutgers University Mock Trial Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2013
  • New York, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey


  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
    • Major: Litigation and Dispute Resolution
    • Law Journal: Public Interest Law Journal, Member
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Member
  • Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Defense Association, Member
  • Essex County District Representative
  • NJDA Philanthropy Committee, Member