Arthur Rushforth is a senior associate in WSHB's New York office, where he focuses his practice on the defense of building owners, general contractors and trade contractors in cases involving New York's Labor Law. Arthur is also skilled in handling cases involving motor vehicle negligence in addition to catastrophic injury litigation.

Arthur graduated from St. John's University School of Law, where he was awarded the Dean's Award for Excellence in Labor Law and served as the Articles & Notes Editor for The American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. While in law school, Arthur worked as a legal intern for the New York State Attorney General Office, Litigation Bureau and for the Honorable Cecilia G. Morris, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York.

Arthur received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and History from the University at Albany, State University at New York. As an undergrad, Arthur served as the Student Body President and the Student Representative and Voting Member for the UAlbany Presidential Search Committee.



  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2016)
  • University at Albany, State University at New York (B.A., 2013)

Licensed to Practice in

  • New York

Honors & Recognitions

  • Named a New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2022 - 2023)

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