Robert A. Rubin

Adjunct Professor

Robert A. Rubin

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor Robert A. Rubin is the CEO of Bob Rubin, Construction Disputes, Avoidance and Resolution. He has extensive experience in the use of mediation, arbitration, dispute review boards, and other alternative dispute resolution techniques to resolve construction disputes. Additionally, he has worked extensively in drafting and negotiating design and construction contracts and resolving problems short of litigation. Rubin has lectured for the American Bar Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Arbitration Association, Practising Law Institute, and other societies and universities on construction contract documents, construction claims, surety law, professional liability, alternative dispute resolution, and government contract law.

Rubin is recognized in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers and the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers. He has been listed in the “100 Best Lawyers” in the New York area by New York Magazine. Rubin was the recipient of the 2007 Cornerstone Award of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry. His publications include the 2016 edition of New York Construction Law Manual (with Catherine M.K. Brown and Sarah B. Biser), Thomson Reuters, Construction Claims: Prevention & Resolution, 3rd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1999, and “A Comparison of Dispute Review Boards and Adjudication,” in International Construction Law Review, April 2001.

He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and a licensed professional engineer in New York. He is a Master Mediator and member of the Mega Project Construction Panels of the American Arbitration Association and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. Rubin is a member of the Construction Panel, CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution. He is a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a past president of the American College of Construction Lawyers, a past president of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, a fellow of the Commercial College of Arbitrators, a certified mediator of the International Mediation Institute, a member of the National Academy of Constructors, a director of the ACE Mentor Program, and is a member of The Moles.

Rubin received a J.D. from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Cornell University.

S. Construction Industry Law: Transactional Practice, Dispute Avoidance and Resolution

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