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Charles Rotbart

Charles Rotbart
Of Counsel
San Francisco
(415) 374-8370
(415) 374-8373

Charles Rotbart, special counsel in Calvo Fisher & Jacob’s San Francisco office, focuses his practice on commercial litigation and business transactions. Mr. Rotbart has extensive experience with complex litigation and trial practice including banking, real estate, contract law, fraudulent transactions, and wills, trusts and estates., and criminal defense. Mr. Rotbart also has a background in criminal law, having worked as a prosecutor for the CNMI, Attorney General from 1993-1995. In 1995 Mr. Rotbart left the CNMI Attorney General’s Office to open a private practice in Saipan where he aggressively litigated cases in both the CNMI Superior Court, and Federal District Court. Mr. Rotbart also successfully represented a pretermitted heir in the Hillbloom case.

From 2005-2010, Mr. Rotbart was co-founder, Executive Vice President, and CEO of Iconix Video, a high-tech venture backed company located in Santa Barbara, California. Iconix Video developed and patented the first miniaturized High Definition video camera which was sold into numerous markets, including government, military, scientific, security, robotics, and manufacturing, as well as commercial film making for Hollywood feature movies, 3D, reality television and production work.

Mr. Rotbart received his J.D. from Santa Clara University in 1989 where he was technical editor for the Santa Clara Law Review and High Technology Law Journal. Mr. Rotbart graduated from University of California, Berkeley in 1980 with a degree in Rhetoric. Prior to attending law school Mr. Rotbart lived in Japan where he attended Japanese immersion courses and established Technica-6, a successful copywriting and translation business in Osaka.


  • J.D., Santa Clara University (1989), Law Review, High Technology Law Journal
  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley (1980)

Bar Admissions

  • California