Wednesday, January 09, 2019

James Edward Rubin - (301) 760-7914

James E. Rubin is the founding partner of The Rubin Employment Law Firm, P.C. Before founding the firm, Mr. Rubin was a partner in a labor and employment boutique, where he managed the firm's employment litigation practice. Mr. Rubin also served as an associate with Sherman, Dunn, Cohen, Leifer & Yellig, where he represented national and local unions.  He received his undergraduate degree from Penn State University (1993) and his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh (1996).

Notable accomplishments include:

• Winning a complex First Amendment retaliation jury trial, recovering compensatory damages and 100% of claimed attorney’s fees ($143,116.78).

• Winning summary judgment in favor of employee accused of violating non-compete agreement, and affirmance on appeal.

• Winning an $880,000 jury verdict on behalf of a commissioned salesperson.

• Defeating motions to enforce a non-compete agreement at temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction hearings.

• Winning class certification and summary judgment motions in an overtime collective action on behalf of ticket office employees against the Washington Redskins.

• Litigating a settlement opt-in collective action on behalf of dealership employees seeking minimum wage payments.

• Obtaining a double damages verdict in a suit brought under the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law

He has maintained an Avvo rating of 10.0 and was selected as a SuperLawyer in both Maryland and the District of Columbia. 

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