Denise A. Rubin

Denise A. Rubin

New York, New York
646-666-3030 (Local)
877-265-4065 (Toll Free)

Denise A. Rubin is an experienced and accomplished personal injury litigator with a track record of success for her clients. Denise possesses a broad base of experience; she has served as an attorney in the New York State Court System and worked for both plaintiff's and defense firms. This has given her an insight into how her adversaries approach a case and how the courts are likely to treat it.

Denise focuses her practice on construction accidents and other cases under the New York Labor Law, where her extensive experience enables her to successfully sort out the owners, contractors, sub-contractors and other parties that can be involved. It can often be difficult to allocate liability and damages among multiple parties. An experienced premises liability attorney, Denise has decades of successful outcomes.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2012


  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1990
  • New York University
    • B.S. - 1983
  • College of Business and Public Administration
    • Major: Marketing

Published Works

  • Does Early Breast Cancer Diagnosis Affect Cure, Survival?, MEDICAL-LEGAL ASPECTS OF CANCER LITIGATION, Leader Pub., NY, Vol. I, No. 1, p.1, Feb., 1995

Representative Cases


  • Moderator: How Your Small Firm or Solo Practice Can Minimize Ethics Complaints and Negative Outcomes; New York City Bar Association, Small Firm Practice Symposium, for Committee on Professional Responsibility. November 9, 2017
  • Panelist: 41st Annual Conference on Environmental Law; American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy & Resources, March 21-23, 2012, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Panelist for “Hydraulic Fracturing on Trial: Possibilities, Pollution, and Preemption;” and for: “Part 2: Discussion of Emerging State and Interstate Hydraulic Fracturing Controversies”
  • Panelist: Mealey’s Diet Drug Litigation Seminar, Philadelphia, PA, 2004 Denise A. Rubin [email protected] Ph.: (917) 584-2399 Resume, page 4
  • Gillers, Stephen, and Rubin, Denise A., An Attorney’s Ethical Obligations Relating to Disclosure of His/Her Health Issues To Clients, Colleagues and the Court, Outline and Written Materials Prepared for Continuing Legal Education Course Presented Jointly by the Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert (“JALBCA”), The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York and The Saint Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center (SVCCC): Managing Your Career and Cancer: Ethical, Professional and Emotional Considerations After Diagnosis. October 27, 1999
  • Panelist: "Appeals from the Inside Out: An Introduction;" Continuing Legal Education Seminar Sponsored by Appellate Courts Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association -- May 19, 1997
  • Panelist: "Roadblocks To A Successful Appeal And How To Overcome Them;" Continuing Legal Education Seminar Sponsored by Appellate Courts Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association -- May 2, 1995

Honors and Awards

  • New York Metro SuperLawyers®, 2012 - 2018
  • New York Metro SuperLawyers® Best Women Attorneys in New York, 2014 - 2018
  • Fellow, Litigation Council of America, 2012 - 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association, Committee on Professional Responsibility
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association