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New York State Passes Paid Family Leave Law

A bill recently passed by the New York State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo will provide historic reform for the state’s workers. The bill mandates paid family leave benefits for New York workers. The United States is currently the only developed nation that does not guarantee paid parental leave to all… Read More »

American Bar Association Periodical Profile of Sanford Rubenstein

Read the full biography of Sanford Rubensten, written by the American Bar Association:  Sanford Rubenstein

Rev. Sharpton’s National Action Network’s national convention in New York City

Participating as a panelist on April 4th at Rev. Sharpton’s National Action Network’s national convention in New York City, Crisis and  Criminal Justice Panel, attorney Sandord Rubenstein second from the left (next to Nicole Bell mother of the children of 50 shot victim Sean Bell), listens as the Rev. Al Sharpton leads the panel along… Read More »

Jamaica Avant Garde Designer Contest

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein was in Kingston, Jamaica as a specially invited guest and chief judge for SAINT International’s Avant Garde Designer of the Year competition. The competition will take place on March 16th, 2013. Deiwght Peters President and CEO of SAINT International Ltd. the Caribbean’s leading Model Management Company states: “Rubenstein is a friend of… Read More »

End “Stop & Frisk”

Rubenstein marches in a peaceful demonstration to end “stop & frisk” and racial profiling in New York City. He joined civil rights leader  Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network, Benjamin Jealous, President of NAACP, as well as labor leader George Gresham, President of local 1199 leading the march.    

Community Service Award to Sanford Rubenstein of Rubenstein & Rynecki

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein was presented with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award at the 17th annual Caribbean Images TV event on January 20th, 2013. Rubenstein not only led demonstrations for democracy in Haiti, but has also represented Haitians in New York in high profile civil rights cases including Abner Louima, who… Read More »

Balance of Powers

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein addressed students taking a class called “The Changing Environment of Society of Business and Government,” in  Florida at Florida Atlantic University on January 29th. In his talk, Rubenstein demonstrated to the students how our civil system of justice works as a check and balance of the powers of big corporations and big… Read More »

Remembering Mayor Ed Koch

Well known Brooklyn, NY Attorney Sanford Rubenstein attended the funeral of Mayor Ed Koch on February 4th, 2013 at Temple Emanuel in Manhattan. Rubenstein fondly remembered Mayor Koch and the time they marched together in the Porto Rican Day parade holding up an enlarged mug shot of Reverend Al Sharpton who at the time was confined… Read More »