Editor: Together with your colleagues on the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, you helped to secure significant U.S. funding for the Iron Dome. What are its origins? When did the U.S. decide to help Israel with this system? Why is it important to a de-escalation of violence?
Editor: You each have had very interesting careers in government or have been involved in public policy issues in New Jersey. Would you please give our readers a sense of your background and how you came to your current firm?
Editor: Please describe your background, including your work in defense and your role in the firm.
Rothman: I started out practicing law in 1978 in Jersey City, where I litigated for a few years. I then opened my own law firm in Englewood in the general practice of law. While practicing law, I was elected and served as the mayor of Englewood for two...