Division of Leadership Education and Development
Capt Joseph B. Rothchild, USMC
- Phone: (410) 293-6031
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Department of Leadership, Ethics, Law, Luce Hall (Mail Stop 7-B) 112 Cooper Road Annapolis, MD 21402-5022
Captain Rothchild has served in various capacities within the DoD, including his time working for the Deputy General Counsel for International Affairs, Office of General Counsel, Department of Defense. While there, he assisted with the completion of the DoD Law of War Manual – a multi-decade, joint-service effort representing the legal views of the Department.
His legal billets include civil law attorney, legal assistance attorney, defense counsel, and trial counsel. In these roles, he assisted hundreds of Marines and Sailors and tried multiple Special and General Courts-Martial. As a command staff member, he served as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit during its WESTPAC 19-2 deployment where it conducted exercises and operations in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and the U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility.
Captain Rothchild is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Military Law at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Captain Rothchild’s awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. In 2020, Captain Rothchild graduated from the Expeditionary Warfare School with distinction as a Distinguished Graduate.