Joel Rubin, managing partner of Rubin, Abramson LLP, has been practicing Workers’ Compensation Law for more than 40 years and is widely recognized for his knowledge and expertise in the field, particularly in the area of occupational diseases and repetitive stress conditions.
Mr. Rubin has been at the forefront of the effort to establish cancer as an occupational condition, working extensively on asbestos-related and chemical-related cancer claims. Throughout his career he has assisted disabled workers suffering from workplace-related hearing loss and repetitive stress injuries to the hands and arms.
Mr. Rubin has lectured before the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Nassau County Bar Association, and to medical and chiropractic associations. He has conducted seminars for building trades, utility workers, garment workers, and various other trade groups, educating workers and their families on their rights under the Workers’ Compensation Law.
Mr. Rubin received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in political science, in 1971 from Brooklyn College, where he was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He received his Juris Doctor from New York University Law School in 1974.