Mitchell H. Rubinstein

Mitchell H. Rubinstein

Of Counsel
White Plains, New York

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Law Journal: Hofstra Labor Law Journal, Research Editor
  • Cornell University School of Industrial & Labor Relations, Ithaca, New York
    • B.S.
    • Major: Industrial & Labor Relations

Published Works

  • Employees, Employers and Quasi-Employers; An Analysis Of Employees & Employers Who Operate In The Boarderland Of An Employer-Employee Relationship, 14 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 605 (2012).
  • Duty Of Fair Representation Jurisprudential Reform: The Need To Adjudicate Disputes In Internal Union Review Tribunals And The Forgotten Remedy Of Re-Arbitration, 42 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 517 (2009).
  • Obama’s Big Deal; The 2009 Federal Stimulus; Labor And Employment Law At The Cross Roads, 33 Rutgers L. Rec. 1 (2009).
  • A Lawyer’s Worst Nightmare; The Story Of A Lawyer And His Nurse Clients Who Were Both Criminally Charged Because The Nurses Resigned En Mass, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 317 (2009).
  • Privacy Legal Issues In The Public Sector, 58th Ann. N.Y.U. Conf. on Lab., ch. 18, pp. 629-669 (Wolters Kluwer, Jonathan Remy Nash & Samuel Estreicher eds. 2010).
  • Sprint/United Co. V. Mendelsohn: The Supreme Court Appears To Have Punted On The Admissibility of “Me Too’ Evidence Of Discrimination. But Did It? 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 264 (2008).
  • Reply To Professors David L. Gregory and Paul M. Secunda With Respect To The Significance Of Sprint/United Management Company v. Mendelsohn, 102 Nw. U. L. Rev. Colloquy 387 (2008).
  • Parents As Quasi-Therapists Under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, 76 U. Cin. L. Rev. 899 (2008).
  • Is a Labor Relations Evidentiary Privilege Developing?, 29 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 221 (2008).
  • Assignment of Labor Arbitration, 81 St. John’s L. Rev. 41 (2007).
  • Our Nation’s Forgotten Workers: The Unprotected Volunteers, 9 U. Pa. J. Lab. & Emp. L. 147 (2006).
  • Union Immunity From Suit In New York, 2 N.Y.U. J. L. & Bus 641 (Summer 2006).
  • Altering Judicial Review Of Labor Arbitration Awards, 2006 Mich. St. L. Rev. 235 (Summer).
  • Advisory Arbitration Under New York Law: Does It Have A Place In Employment Law? 79 St. John’s L. Rev. 419 (Spring 2005).
  • A New York Court Recognizes A Labor Union Evidentiary Privilege, 9 The Labor Lawyer 595 (Fall 1993).
  • The Use of Predischarge Misconduct Discovered After An Employee’s Termination As A Defense In Employment Litigation, 24 Suffolk Univ. L. Rev. 1 (1990).
  • The Affirmative Action Controversy, 3 Hofstra Lab. L. J. 111 (1985).
  • A Peek at New York Defamation Law, 82 N.Y.S. Bar. J. 58 (Nov./Dec. 2010).
  • Attorney Labor Unions, 79 N.Y.S. Bar Journal 23 (Jan. 2007).
  • Revised Chapter On Public Employee Strikes, Public Sector Labor and Employment Law (2d Ed. 1998).
  • Contributing Editor, Discipline And Discharge In Arbitration Drafted Section On Excessive Penalities, Discipline & Discharge in Arbitration, (Norman Brand, ed.) (ABA 1998).
  • Reciprocal Discovery In Teacher Discipline Proceeding Under Section 3020-a Of The Education Law, Vol. 23, No. 2, p. 23, Labor & Employment Newsletter (NYS Bar Ass’n. June 1998).
  • Labor Arbitration Under New York Law, 64 N.Y.S. Bar Journal 35 (Sept./Oct. 1992).
  • Refusal to Hire Overqualified Applicants May Constitute Age Discrimination, New York Law Journal, May 17, 1991 at 1, col. 1.
  • Don’t Burden The Employers, National Law Journal, Oct. 30, 1989, at 13, col. 1.