McGlinchey News Release
Mike Rubin Named “2012 Distinguished Attorney” by Louisiana Bar Foundation
McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that senior member Michael H. Rubin has been named the “2012 Distinguished Attorney” by the Louisiana Bar Foundation. Rubin will be honored at the Louisiana Bar Foundation Gala in New Orleans on April 12, 2013.
About Michael H. Rubin
One of the managers of the multi-state firm of McGlinchey Stafford and a senior attorney in the firm’s Baton Rouge office, Mike has an active commercial litigation, appellate and finance practice. He has served as an adjunct law professor for more than 30 years and is a nationally-known speaker whose more than 350 presentations on topics such as legal ethics, appellate advocacy, real estate, finance and trial tactics have been widely praised throughout the United States and Canada. The author, co-author, and contributing author to twelve books and the author of over 30 articles in law reviews and legal publications, Rubin’s publications have been cited as authoritative by federal and state courts, and he has been recognized nationally for his legal writing, having received both the Burton Award for Outstanding Legal Writing at the Library of Congress and the highest award given by the Atlanta-based Foundation for the Improvement of Justice for clarifying and simplifying the law.
Throughout his distinguished career, Rubin has been recognized by his peers as an outstanding leader. He has served as President of: the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Southern Conference of Bar Presidents (covering 17 state bar associations), the Bar Association of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the Baton Rouge Bar Association. Additionally, he is repeatedly named to Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Super Lawyers.
Rubin serves on a number of national and international invitation-only legal groups, being one of only 50 U.S. attorneys elected to the international Anglo-American Real Property Institute. He is a Commissioner of the Uniform Law Commission, has served on the Executive Council of the National Association of Bar Presidents, and is an elected member of the American Academy of Appellate Attorneys, the American Law Institute, and the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.
Rubin received his law degree from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center and his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Amherst College.