Marshall G. Rosenberg


Marshall Rosenberg is a seasoned trial attorney with 30 years of experience defending companies in state and federal court throughout Texas, and also serves as the firm’s Managing Partner of its Houston office.  He has a proven track record both in and out of the courtroom, and has successfully taken multiple significant cases to verdict.

Marshall focuses his practice on construction defect disputes, construction site personal injury cases, premises liability, and transportation law, as well as professional liability cases involving architects, engineers, surveyors, and real estate professionals.  He serves as regional counsel for several large corporations and publicly traded entities, including the largest restaurant company in the world.  In addition, Marshall provides consulting services and contract review for design professionals, contractors, builders, and developers.

Marshall is an active participant in construction industry organizations and programs, presenting numerous continuing legal education programs and serving on the Editorial Board of the Construction Law Journal published by the Texas Bar Construction Law Section.   In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation Performance Association, a nonprofit professional organization dedicated to foundation design for commercial and residential construction.

Marshall holds the prestigious position of Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is rated an AV® Preeminent™ lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, reflecting his recognition of the highest level of professional excellence by his peers.  He has further been recognized by his peers and the judiciary as a Texas Super Lawyer from 2012 through 2022, and has been featured in H Texas magazine’s Top Lawyers of Houston.

Telephone: 713.951.4180
Fax: 713.951.4190
1980 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77056

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    Baylor Law School, J.D. 1991
    University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. Finance 1987
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    U.S. District for the Northern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Honors & Awards
    • Managing Partner of Hartline Barger's Houston Office
    • Certified Graduate Builder Designation (CGB), The National Association of Home Builders
    Texas Super Lawyers® by Thompson Reuters (2012, 2014-2023)
    • Recognized among Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars by Thompson Reuters (2005)
    • Selected for the Top Lawyers list by H Texas Magazine (2005, 2017)
    • Received an AV ("Preeminent") peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • American Board of Trial Advocates, Houston Chapter
    • Honored as a Top Rated Lawyer in Texas' Legal Leaders by the Dallas Morning News (2016)
    • Lifetime Achievement Selection, America's Top 100 Attorneys®
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (2018-2019)
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America – Construction® (2021-2022).
    • Honored among Lawyers of Distinction® (2022)
    • Selected among America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® (2022)
  • Professional Affiliations & Activities
    • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
    • Houston Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
    • Foundation Performance Association, Board of Directors (2012)
    • Construction Law Journal, Editorial Board
    • Houston ABOTA