Isaac D. Rothschild is a shareholder who practices in the Bankruptcy Section of Mesch Clark Rothschild.
Since joining MCR in 2009, Isaac has been active in the firm’s bankruptcy section, co-counsel in some of the largest reorganization cases in Arizona, as well as representing Trustees, secured insurance companies, and local banks in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases as well as collection actions.
Isaac graduated from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2007, where he was a Staff Writer for the Arizona Law Review. While in law school, Isaac expanded his legal studies into China through both the Duquesne School of Law at the China University of Political Science in Beijing and Duke School of Law’s Asia America Institute in Transnational Law in Hong Kong.
Isaac is a native of Tucson and represents the third generation in his family to pursue the practice of law. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Denver. Prior to joining Mesch Clark Rothschild in 2009, he was a Law Clerk for Federal District Court Judge Raner Collins for two years.
He is an active volunteer in professional associations and in the Tucson community, donating his time and talent to numerous organizations including Wills for Heroes, where he prepared wills for Tucson firefighters and police officers. He serves on the Board of Directors of Arts for All, whose programs are designed to provide a quality art focus for children, youth and adults with and without disabilities. He serves as a President of the Board of the Directors for the Tucson Jewish Community Center. He is also active with the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. He was one of the founders of the Tucson Jazz Festival and Tucson Young Tax Professionals, and served on the Executive Committee for the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Arizona. He currently serves as a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative. Isaac has been recognized for his pro bono service and his service to the community.
Isaac enjoys exploring different cultures, experiencing the arts, and is an avid sports fan.
- State Bar of Arizona, 2007
- United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2011
- University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson AZ
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 2007
- Duke School of Law’s Asia America Institute in Transnational Law, Hong Kong, 2005
- Duquesne School of Law at China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, 2005
- University of Denver, Denver CO Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2003
- Arts for All, Board of Directors, June 2008-Present, Current Chair
- Presidio Rotary Club (Founding Member), 2011-2014
- Tucson Jewish Community Center Board of Directors, 2012-Present, Chair Board 2018-2020
Chair of Committee on Directors 2015-2018
- Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, taskforce to increase young adult’s participation, September 2012 – May 2014
- Southern Arizona Community Foundation, Member of Community Investment Team, 8/2010 – Present; Chair End of Life Committee, 6/2015-Present
- Tucson Jazz Festival – Director 2013-2017
- Tucson Jewish History Museum – By-Laws Committee 2016
- Rising Star in Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights- Super Lawyers, 2012 – Present
- Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Member, 2010-2017
- Up and Comer – Inside Tucson Business, 2013
- Pro Bono Attorney of the Month – Volunteer Lawyer’s Program, August 2011
- Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in the State of Arizona – Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, 2012
- Southern Arizona Federal Bar Association Executive Committee, 2009-2016
- American Bankruptcy Institute Member: Editor Volo Project, June 2010-2015
- 2013 Local Rules Committee for the Arizona Bankruptcy Courts, May 2013-2016 Chair of General Procedures Subcommittee, May 2013-2016
- Tucson Young Tax Professionals, Executive Member 2010-Present
- Arizona Bankruptcy Court Reaffirmation Clinics, Student Participant September 2004-June 2007, Trainer and Attorney Supervisor September 2009-Present
- Wills for Heroes – Draft Wills for Southern Arizona First Responders
- Executive Counsel Arizona Bankruptcy Section, 2017-2018
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