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Welcome to Rosenthal Parks LLP

Thanks for visiting the website for our firm. Some of you may have been referred here by our current clients. Some of you may have found us on your own. However you got here, this site will give you a good sense of how we can help you solve the legal problems you face.

Our lawyers have handled a wide variety of litigation matters. They are ranked by peers as Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™. Our firm has been named a Tier 2 firm in Mobile for Workers’ Compensation - Employers by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2017.

As a result of that experience and expertise, in addition to litigation, we also regularly advise people and businesses on contract matters, ways to avoid lawsuits, and alternatives to litigation. When litigation is necessary, we adopt an approach that matches our client’s goals and budgets to the specifics of the case. Sometimes, that means a very aggressive approach; sometimes, it requires creativity; and, sometimes, that means an emphasis on cost-efficiency. No matter what, we provide clients with common-sense advice based on years of experience with a broad range of legal matters. Our services include:

  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Wage and Hour Issues
  • Employment Law/Wrongful Termination/Non-Competition Agreements
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Subrogation Recovery
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Transactional Advice

Whether your legal situation is simple or complex, we take a very practical approach:

  • We listen to our clients so that we can understand their issues and priorities.
  • We define the relevant legal issues and the real-world consequences of various options.
  • We help our clients understand the pros and cons of the available options.

Once we understand the situation, our clients’ priorities, and the options, we work to find the approach that will lead to results that match our clients' priorities.

We are located at 202 South Royal Street in Mobile, Alabama. Please call us at
(251) 338-0949 to discuss how we can help you.

Ian Rosenthal

Ian has practiced law in Mobile since 1996. Licensed in Alabama and Florida, he represents clients in matters throughout Alabama and the Florida Panhandle in both state and federal trial and appellate courts. He is active in the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program and the Mobile Bar Association, serving on its Public Service Committee and Diversity Task Force.

Ian has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary Society and as a Barrister in that society's Order of Juris. Ian is also listed in the Best Lawyers in America, was named the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Mobile for his work in Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers by Best Lawyers®, and as a top attorney in Workers' Compensation in the 2013 -2016 Alabama Super Lawyers magazine. He has the highest rating assigned by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

  • Practice

    Ian's practice focuses on civil litigation, although he also provides advice to businesses about transactions with vendors and purchasers. He regularly represents employers and insurers in matters relating to workers' compensation claims including enforcing statutory subrogation and reimbursement rights, defending retaliatory discharge claims, and defending outrage claims. He regularly defends personal injury claims, and represents businesses in transactional disputes. His varied experience includes:

    • Defense of tort claims arising from industrial accidents.
    • Representation of both insurers and insureds in disputes over the scope of insurance coverage.
    • Representation of employers in matters involving alleged discrimination based on race, gender, and alleged disability, as well as wage and hour issues.
    • Representation of employers, former employers, and former employees in disputes about non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, severance agreements, and alleged misuse of confidential information/trade secrets.
    • Representation of court appointed receiver arising from FTC action against telemarketing entity.
    • Multi-year representation of administrator of estate previously declared insolvent through payment of all properly preserved claims of creditors and subsequent payments to the beneficiaries of the estate.
    • Defense of insurance companies and insurance agents against tort and contract claims arising from sales of insurance policies.
    • Representation of certified class of debtors pursuing relief in connection with alleged practice of filing of fraudulent affidavits in bankruptcy proceedings.
    • Representation of both lenders and borrowers in commercial disputes.
    • Trial level and appellate mediation services as a certified mediator.
    Publicly available opinions in cases in which Ian has represented clients include:
    (Click cases for opinions)

    • Raybon v. Continental Tire North America, Inc., 2005 WL 3529048 (11th Cir.)
    • Lambert v. Coregis Insurance Company, 950 So. 2d 1156 (Ala. 2006)
    • Equipment Sales Corp. v. Gwin, 4 So. 3d 1125 (Ala. Civ. App. 2008)
    • Eubanks v. International Paper Company, 717 So. 2d 391 (Ala. Civ. App. 1998)
    • International Paper Company, Inc. v. QBE Insurance Corporation, 2010 WL 1856193 (M.D. Ala.)
    • In re Brannan, 485 B.R. 443, (Bkrtcy.S.D.Ala.,2013)
    • Alamo v. PCH Hotels and Resorts, Inc., 987 So. 2d 598 (Ala. Civ. App. 2007)
    • Ex Parte Singleton, 6 So. 3d 515 (Ala. 2008); D & E Investments, L.L.C. v. Singleton, 6 So. 3d 506 (Ala. Civ. App. 2007)
    • American National Red Cross v. ASD Specialty Healthcare, Inc., 888 So. 2d 464 (Ala. 2004)

  • Education

    • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1996, Articles Development Editor, Virginia Environmental Law Journal, 1995-1996
    • B.A., with high distinction University of Michigan, 1992

  • Admitted to Practice

    • Alabama State Bar (1996)
    • Florida State Bar (1997)

  • Associations

    In addition to membership in the Alabama Bar Association, Florida Bar Association and Mobile Bar Association, Ian is a member of The Paul W. Brock American Inn of Court and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. He serves on the Board of the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program and has previously co-chaired the Mobile Bar Association Diversity Task Force as well as serving on various other state and local bar association committees.

  • Contact Ian

                 251-338-0948 - Direct              202 South Royal Street
                 Mobile, AL 36602

Rebecca Parks

    After growing up in Montgomery and Fort Morgan, Alabama, and attending law school at The University of Alabama, Rebecca practiced with a mid-sized litigation firm in Chicago before coming home to Baldwin County in 1996 to practice law in Alabama. She has represented clients throughout Alabama in state and federal trial-level and appellate courts.

  • Practice

    Rebecca's practice focuses on civil litigation. She regularly represents employers and insurers in workers' compensation matters and defends personal injury lawsuits. She has substantial experience in employment matters, commercial disputes, fraud cases, and professional liability cases. Matters she has handled include:

    • Representation of insurance companies and agents in cases involving allegations of negligence, fraud, failure to procure insurance coverage, and breach of contract.
    • Representation of funeral service providers in tort actions.
    • Representation of clients in product liability actions.
    • Litigation arising from non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and alleged misuse of information obtained during the course of employment.
    • Retaliatory discharge claims.
    • Defense of legal malpractice actions.
    • Defense of premises liability claims.

    Publicly available opinions in cases in which Rebecca has represented clients include:

  • Education

    • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law, 1995, Alabama Law Review, Managing Editor, 1994-1995, Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award (Order of the Coif, Hugo L. Black Scholar) John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, 1994-1995
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Loyola University, 1992

  • Admitted to Practice

    • Alabama State Bar (1996)
    • Illinois State Bar (1995)

  • Associations

    Rebecca is a member of the Mobile, Birmingham, and American Bar Associations, the Defense Research Institute and The Paul W. Brock American Inn of Court, and is active with the Mobile Bar Association Women Lawyers.

  • Awards

    At the University of Alabama School of Law, Rebecca was a member of Order of the Coif, a Hugo L. Black Scholar, and managing editor of the Alabama Law Review.

  • Contact Rebecca

                 251-338-0947 - Direct              202 South Royal Street
                 Mobile, AL 36602