Jeffrey W. Rubin
Vice President, General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary

Jeffrey W. Rubin was named vice president and general counsel by the Financial Accounting Foundation in March 2013, and named assistant secretary in January 2015. In this role, Mr. Rubin provides strategic legal advice and guidance to the FAF, which oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

Mr. Rubin brings extensive experience in corporate securities law and mergers and acquisitions to his current position. Prior to joining the FAF, Mr. Rubin was a partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP, where he focused on domestic and international securities transactions, corporate finance transactions, private equity, and venture capital, as well as corporate governance.

Mr. Rubin served as chair of the American Bar Association’s Federal Regulation of Securities Committee from 2009 to 2012, and previously served as chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Securities Regulation Committee. In addition, Mr. Rubin served as a member of the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Financial Markets Regulatory Reform, whose purpose was to study and analyze legal and regulatory implications of financial crises.

Mr. Rubin was awarded the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Chair’s Award in August 2012 for his contributions to the Section. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from The State University of New York—Binghamton and his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law.