Jeffrey Rubin, a member of the Firm, is a corporate, M&A and securities attorney. From 2013 until 2016, Mr. Rubin was Vice President and General Counsel of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the parent of the US accounting standard setting organizations, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Prior to joining the FAF, he was a partner of Hogan Lovells US LLP and its predecessor firms, where he focused on domestic and international securities transactions, corporate finance transactions, private equity, M&A and venture capital, as well as corporate governance.
Mr. Rubin is currently chair of the American Bar Association’s Law and Accounting Committee, and served as chair of the ABA’s Federal Regulation of Securities Committee, the nation’s largest and most prominent organization of securities lawyers, from 2009 to 2012. He also previously served as chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Securities Regulation Committee, and as a member of the National Conference of Lawyers and CPAs, the official liaison group between the ABA and the AICPA. Mr. Rubin is also chair of the ABA’s Task Force on Sustainability Financial Reporting. He was awarded the ABA’s Business Law Section Chair’s Award in August 2012 for his contributions to the Section.
Mr. Rubin received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The State University of New York at Binghamton and his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law.