Howard Rubin brings diverse legal experience to our firm. He has helped clients resolve disputes both in state and federal courts located in Texas and across the nation. Howard now focuses his practice on commercial litigation representing real estate owners, secured creditors and unsecured creditors in state court and bankruptcy cases; commercial landowners and contractors in contract disputes and business tort cases; and parties in employment and general contract disputes.
He has been trained as a mediator and frequently participates in alternate dispute resolution sessions. Howard is a frequent contributor of articles and a lecturer at continuing education courses sponsored by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) adn the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).
- Texas Bar, 1974
- United States District Court (Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas)
- United States Court of Appeals (Fifth, Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits)
- Supreme Court of the United States
- Author, "Pick Your Golfing and Contract Partners Carefully," published by IREM InSite, Apr 2015
- Author, "Happy Birthday To The Texas Lockout Statue," published by IREM Insite, Dec 2014
- Author, “The Art, Science and Strategy of Presenting Unsecured Creditor Claims.” Dallas Bar Association HEADNOTES (May 2014, Vol 39, No 5)
- Multi-Part series of articles in IREM InSite Multibrief on bankruptcy law as if affects property ownes and managers (2014-2015)
- Author, "The Bankrupt Tenant and You Part 1 - The Dawn of the Bankruptcy." Published: IREM InSite 2014
- Author, "The Bankrupt Tenant and You Part 2 – Who Will Be Your Tenant?" Published: IREM InSite 2014
- Author. "The Bankrupt Tenant and You Part 3 – Will You Get Paid?" Published: IREM InSite 2015
Howard is a frequent speaker and discussion leader at BOMA, IREM, ICSC and ELFA Conferences on topics such as bankruptcy jurisdiction, the handling of “Mom and Pop” bankruptcy cases for the commercial landlord, the drafting of bankruptcy claims, and the American Bankruptcy Institute proposed changes to Chapter 11.
- Dallas Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas
- College of the State Bar of Texas
- BOMA Allied Member
- Equipment Leasing & Finance Associatoin (ELFA)
- Friend of IREM
- United States Army Reserve (1975 - 1979) Honorable Discharge, Captain
- Congregation Anshai Torah (Past President)
- Texas Hillel (Board, Past President)