Susan Rubenstein is an extremely experienced employment lawyer who has handled hundreds of cases throughout her career. She practices in state and federal courts across the country winning large verdicts and obtaining substantial settlements for her clients. She has had more than 27 jury trials, and is competent to handle most all aspects of civil litigation at the most sophisticated level. She is an active member of the California and District of Columbia bars. She lives in New York City at the present time, and represents individual clients in several places.
Ms. Rubenstein has attained the highest possible ranking from Martindale Hubbell - an AV- Pre-eminent ranking for more than 25 years. Over the years, she has successfully represented clients in employment discrimination cases, civil rights cases, and tortious discharge cases (public policy and whistle-blower terminations). She has also assisted in training employers in best practices, Dodd Frank compliance, and sexual harrassment investigations and training. She is the co-founder of Center for Diversity in Finance, LLC, which was designed to encourage financial sector employers to diversify their workforce.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2000|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||1991|
|Principal||Law Offices of Susan Rubenstein||1986 - Present|
|Senior Trial Counsel||Sanford Heisler||2012 - 2014|
|General Counsel and consultant||Center for Diversity in Finance||2010 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|San Francisco Pretrial Diversion Project||Board of Directors||1990 - Present|
|San Francisco Bar Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1978 - Present|
|American Civil Liberties Union||Lawyer's Counsel||1994 - 2010|
|Center for Diversity in Finance||How Section 342 Impacts Your Business||2010|
|Lincoln University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|San Francisco State University||Sociology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1972|
|SIFMA Diversity Committee||Diversity/ Dodd Frank||2012|