Lee J. Rubin joined the firm as an associate in 2017. While at the firm, Mr. Rubin has worked primarily on complex commercial litigation disputes and transactional and corporate counseling.
HIS COMMERCIAL AND CIVIL LITIGATION REPRESENTATIONS HAVE INCLUDED:
- Representing a theater production company in a breach of contract, tortious interference and defamation action against a former employee;
- Representing a partnership seeking restitution for criminal fraud;
- Representing an individual seeking to challenge a tax burden on constitutional grounds;
- Representing a party seeking to challenge a judgment on the basis of fraud on the court;
- Representing an insurance company in receivership in an insurance coverage dispute with a large chemical company, as a law student intern;
- Representing the heirs of a Jewish banker who sought restitution of a valuable piece of artwork that had been taken from the Jewish banker in a forced sale under Nazi persecution, as a law student clinic intern.
HIS TRANSACTIONAL AND REGULATORY REPRESENTATIONS HAVE INCLUDED:
- Advising clients in the ground transportation industry in connection with regulatory matters;
- Assisting in drafting comment letters on behalf of Asset Managers to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission related to swaps and derivatives regulation, as a law student intern.
Mr. Rubin received his B.A. from Boston University in 2012. He received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2016 where he concentrated in Business Law and Corporate Compliance and Risk Control, and served as staff editor for Cardozo’s Public Law, Policy, and Ethics Journal. While at Cardozo, Mr. Rubin participated in the Holocaust Restitution Claims Practicum, and interned in the legal departments of the Security Industry and Financial Market Association’s (SIFMA) Asset Management Group (AMG), and the New York Liquidation Bureau, as well as in the chambers of Commercial Division Justice Carolyn E. Demarest.