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Benjamin I. Rubinstein

Benjamin Rubinstein is a partner in the firm’s Newark and New York offices and coordinates the firm’s real estate litigation group. His practice focuses on complex commercial matters in New York and New Jersey, with significant experience in real estate litigation, including lease and purchase disputes, as well as distressed negotiations and disputes (including foreclosure).

Benjamin also regularly handles disputes relating to corporate governance, financial services, healthcare, and environmental issues in federal, state, and alternative dispute resolution forums. He acts as both lead counsel and local counsel when prosecuting and defending disputes in local forums, and he has significant experience litigating in New York’s Commercial Division.

Benjamin also provides guidance and assists clients in real estate transaction negotiations for a diverse array of industries, including, but not limited to, real estate finance, acquisition and leasing transactions.

Benjamin is vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Section’s Real Property Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.  He also has served for nearly a decade on New York City residential cooperative boards.

Prior to joining the firm, Benjamin worked at a national law firm in New York as a litigation associate.

  • Executive Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy
  • Georgetown University Law Center Federal Legislation Clinic provided background and legal work on behalf of the advocacy community for the legislation that became the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008)
  • Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Section’s Real Property Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Board member  of New York City residential cooperative building with over 30 units
  • Active with the local Tufts University Alumni Community

Pro Bono

Benjamin works with the non-profit Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) to provide pro-bono representation of unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings and related state court proceedings.

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