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Rosanne Elena Felicello

New York
(212) 259-7309


New York, Massachusetts, S.D.N.Y, D. Mass.


False Claims Act/Qui Tam Whistleblower
Government Investigations
Intellectual Property
IP Litigation
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Commercial Litigation
Alternate Dispute Resolution
Antitrust Litigation
Appellate Practice
Class Actions
Employment and Labor
Investigation, White Collar and Fraud
Financial Services Litigation
Securities and Enforcement
Corporate Governance and Shareholder Litigation
Securities Defense
Global Disputes
Professional Liability Litigation
False Claims Act/QUI Tam Whistleblower
Breach of Contract and Business Torts


Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 in Litigation, Commercial Law and Business Law


Boston University School of Law
J.D., magna cum laude, 2002 (#10 in class of 290)
Law Review

Boston University
B.A., Sociology & Political Economy
magna cum laude, 1999



Rosanne Felicello focuses her practice on commercial litigation. She handles matters ranging from representing investors involved in business "divorces" to contract disputes to S.E.C. enforcement actions and everything in between. She has a broad range of experience helping clients in the insurance, restaurant, retail, financial services, and professional services industries.

Rosanne began her legal career in Boston at Ropes & Gray LLP in 2002 and then moved to Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. In 2011, she left Patterson to start her own firm. She joined CKR Law LLP as a Partner in 2018.

At Ropes, she worked on a number of high profile cases, including the property insurance trial that determined whether the 9/11 terrorist attack constituted one or two occurrences and the case that set the liability standard for excessive fee claims against mutual funds under Section 36(b) of the 1940 Act. At Patterson, Rosanne worked on the TriCor® antitrust cases, the Cendant case against its former auditor, and cases regarding liability for the downfall of a number of residential mortgage-backed securities.

Rosanne has received a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 in Litigation, Commercial Law, and Business Law. She is a former member of the Litigation Committee, NYC Bar and a current member of the Women in the Legal Profession Committee, NYC Bar.