Worth Magazine Names Joshua S. Rubenstein One of Top 100 U.S. Attorneys
November 2, 2005
NEW YORK – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua S. Rubenstein, managing partner for the Firm’s New York office, has been named as one of the top 100 attorneys in the nation by Worth Magazine. The complete list of the nation’s top 100 attorneys serving affluent individuals in a variety of practice areas, including trusts and estates, matrimonial law and philanthropy, will be published in Worth’s December issue.
"Worth Magazine is an exceptionally well-respected publication and I am honored to be named among the top 100 attorneys in the nation," Mr. Rubenstein said. "This honor is a tribute to the premier Trusts and Estates Practice that we have worked so diligently to build at Katten Muchin Rosenman."
Mr. Rubenstein handles a wide variety of private client matters, including personal and estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, and contested Surrogate’s Court and tax proceedings for high net worth individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, artists and others with unique intellectual property interests and is a frequent lecturer and author on these topics. He is an Academician and member of the Executive Council of the International Academy of Estates and Trusts Law (IAETL), a Fellow and Regent of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), a member of the U.K.-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. Mr. Rubenstein is also a former chair of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and of the International Committee of the Real Property and Probate Section of the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Rubenstein is also extremely active in the community. He currently serves as a vice president of the Jewish Board of family and Children’s Services, is a past president of the Irvington Institute for Immunological Research, a member of the professional advisory councils of the Central Park Conservancy, Columbia University Law School, Columbia University Health Sciences Center, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Art and Design, the New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library and the Practicing Law Institute. He is an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School and the author of the Lexis-Nexis Answer Guide on New York Surrogate’s Court Practice.
Mr. Rubenstein is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Who’s Who in American Law, and in 1995, was named as one of the "Best Lawyers in New York" by New York Magazine. Mr. Rubenstein received his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in 1976 from Columbia University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his Juris Doctor from Columbia University Law School in 1979, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.