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Arnold R. Rosenfeld

Arnold R. Rosenfeld is a distinguished Boston lawyer who, as Senior Counsel at Sarrouf Law, provides representation and advice to lawyers in bar disciplinary matters, as an expert on the Rules of Professional Conduct, and general ethical advice to lawyers and law firms. He also has successfully represented numerous applicants to the Massachusetts bar. In addition, Mr. Rosenfeld has considerable experience in representing clients in civil and criminal trials and appeals in both the state and federal courts. Mr. Rosenfeld has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2006.

Previous Positions

Prior to joining Sarrouf Law, Mr. Rosenfeld was Of Counsel at K&L Gates, and before that served as the Chief Bar Counsel of the Board of Bar Overseers of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He also was the first Chief Counsel of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the state public defender agency.

American Bar Association

Mr. Rosenfeld has been active in the American Bar Association (ABA), is a member of the Center for Professional Responsibility (CPR) and its Coordinating Council, and has served as the CPR liaison to the Standing Committee on Professional Liability. He also has served as a member of the ABA Standing Committee on Professional Discipline and, in 2013, he was appointed as Chair of that Committee by the President of the ABA.

Academic Experience

Mr. Rosenfeld has been teaching professional responsibility related courses, including a seminar on Attorney-Client Privilege, at Boston University Law School, where he is a Visiting Professor of Law, since 1989, and at Northeastern University Law School, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Law, since 1995.


He has received numerous awards, included being selected as the Wasserstein Public Service Fellow in Residence at Harvard Law School, as the recipient of the prestigious Thomas More Award from Boston College Law School for his distinguished career, as well as the Thurgood Marshall Award for his services to the indigent from the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services. He is a member of the American Law Institute. He recently was appointed by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to his second four year term as a member of CPCS for which he is the Vice-Chair. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College and Boston College Law School.