Goetz Fitzpatrick
Attorneys at Law


Howard Rubin

Howard Rubin

Howard Rubin, an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, has been chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers of New York for 2006 through 2017. He represents closely held corporations in a variety of industries.

He services clients primarily in the commercial, construction and real estate areas. His representations include leading real estate brokers, commercial lenders, contractors and developers in the New York Metropolitan Area. He is general counsel for numerous real estate brokerage companies, as well as serving as outside counsel to companies involving construction, real estate or retail manufacturing.

Mr. Rubin provides general counsel, acting as a sounding board for new ideas and developments related to his clients’ respective businesses as well as providing transactional and litigation services. He creates practical solutions to serve his clients’ needs and solves problems within the framework dictated by his clients. He has been chosen to serve as a Neutral Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association on real estate issues and an associate member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).

In more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Rubin has represented numerous Fortune 500 and privately held companies in the real estate, construction, not-for-profit, executive placement, pharmaceutical, wholesale consumer goods and apparel industries. He is a graduate of the City College of New York and Brooklyn Law School, and serves on the Board of Directors of numerous not-for-profit corporations. He has written and lectured extensively in the areas of real estate brokerage law, secured transactions and challenges facing the retail electronic industry.

Mr. Rubin serves as the President of the Herbert M. Citrin Charitable Foundation which provides grants in the areas of educations and special needs. He has served as a member of the Board of Advisers of Sterling National Bank as well as on the boards of numerous charitable organizations and is a recipient of the Mickey Mantle Community Service Award.


Phone: (212) 695-8100
Fax: (212) 629-4013
E-mail: hrubin@goetzfitz.com


Commercial Litigation
Business Transactions
Real Estate


J.D., Brooklyn Law School
B.A., City College of New York


New York
New Jersey


New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association