Professor Rubenstein teaches Constitutional Law I, Administrative Law, Immigration Law, and Professional Responsibility. Prior to teaching, he clerked for The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor when she was a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for The Honorable Barbara Jones in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Following law school, Professor Rubenstein worked for five years as an associate in King & Spalding's New York office, where he represented major corporate clients in a wide array of commercial litigation matters. He then served for three years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he specialized in immigration and argued several issues of first impression before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Professor Rubenstein writes in the fields of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Immigration – usually at the intersection of two or more of those subjects. His recent work has been published in Vanderbilt Law Review, Washington & Lee Law Review, William & Mary Law Review, Harvard Journal on Legislation, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, and other journals. His latest piece, "Self-Help Structuralism," is forthcoming in Boston University Law Review (fall 2015). Professor Rubenstein's articles have been cited in many law journals and by the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th and 8th Circuits.
Professor Rubenstein is the Director of the Center for Law and Government.
- Administrative Law
- Constitutional Law I
- Immigration Law
- Professional Responsibility