David B. Rubin, P.C., Attorney at Law was founded in 1995 by David B. Rubin, a member of the New Jersey bar since 1977. A native of New Brunswick, New Jersey, Mr. Rubin received his undergraduate degree from Duke University majoring in public policy studies and economics. He received his law degree from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, and pursued post-graduate study in taxation at New York University School of Law. Before forming his own firm to better serve a growing and diverse clientele, Mr. Rubin was managing partner of Rubin, Kuhn, Kaplan, Cahn & Goldstein, P.C. in Piscataway, New Jersey, where he had practiced since his admission to the bar. Mr. Rubin is also of counsel to The Busch Law Group LLC of Metuchen, https://www.buschlawgroup.com/.
Over a distinguished 46-year career, Mr. Rubin has received the “AV” designation from the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest rating for competence and character based on confidential peer reviews. He has been recognized by SuperLawyers magazine (2023) and Best Lawyers in America (2024), and was selected as Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law (Newark Region). Selection criteria for the above ratings services may be obtained from their own websites: martindale.com, superlawyers.com and bestlawyers.com. No aspect of this website has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Mr. Rubin is the 2019 recipient of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s Alfred C. Clapp Award for Excellence in CLE, and has also received Distinguished Service Awards from the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys and the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys. He is also a recipient of the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law’s Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, given annually to lawyers who, by virtue of their conduct, competence and demeanor, have been found to set a positive example for others in the profession.
Mr. Rubin has been appointed to numerous positions of public responsibility including: Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Professional Responsibility and Unlawful Practice, School Law and Equity Jurisprudence Committees, Member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Law Firm Trade Names, Municipal Prosecutor and Municipal Court Judge of the City of New Brunswick, Secretary of the Middlesex County Fee Arbitration Committee, Chairman of the National School Boards Association’s 3000-member Council of School Attorneys, ex officio member of the National School Boards Association Board of Directors, President of the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys, lecturer in education law at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, the Editorial Board of New Jersey Lawyer, court-appointed arbitrator and fiscal agent, and member of the Mediation Panel for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Mr. Rubin is regularly called upon to perform workplace investigations for employers and is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators
Mr. Rubin is also the co-author of The Ethical Educator: Pointers and Pitfalls for School Administrators (Rowman & Littlefield 2022), an acclaimed treatise on resolution of ethical dilemmas facing school superintendents and other administrators, available for purchase on Amazon, https://lnkd.in/eed5ebhN, and most online book outlets.