Robin L. Rosenberg – Deputy Director
Robin L. Rosenberg became the Deputy Director of Florida’s Children First in April, 2007. Prior to joining the staff, Ms. Rosenberg was a founding board member of the organization and served as Secretary and Litigation Committee Chair. Prior to joining FCF, Ms. Rosenberg worked for almost ten years at Holland Knight LLP, serving on the firm’s Community Services Team for the last seven years.
Before joining Holland & Knight Ms. Rosenberg clerked in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida for Senior Judge William J. Castagna (1991-1993) and Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr. (1995-1997). Ms. Rosenberg holds the highest rating assigned by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Her professional activities include serving on the Executive Council of the Public Interest Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono.
She was previously active in the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and her local Girl Scout Council. Ms. Rosenberg is a life member of the National Council of Jewish Women and a recipient of the Tampa Section’s Hannah G. Solomon Award. Ms. Rosenberg received her B.S. in communication studies with additional majors in urban studies and political science in 1987 from Northwestern University.
In 1987-88, she worked for the general counsel of the New York City Department of Transportation as a New York City Urban Fellow. Ms. Rosenberg received her J.D., with high honors, in 1991 from the University of Florida, where she served as an Associate Editor of the Law Review and competing member of the Trial Team. She served as a Jon Mills Fellow at Southern Legal Counsel and as president of the Law Association for Women. Upon graduation, Ms. Rosenberg was elected to the Order of the Coif and the Order of Barristers.