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Brent Rubin represents individuals, businesses, and government entities in litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Brent’s practice includes complex business disputes, insurance coverage, and construction matters. He has defended a number of clients against fraud, breach of contract, tortious interference, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. Brent has drafted, argued, and won dispositive motions in both state and federal court and has substantial experience with motions to dismiss under the Texas Citizens Participation Act, Texas’s anti-SLAPP statute. Brent also assists the firm’s clients with immigration issues.

Before joining the firm, Brent clerked for the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

As a Dallas native, Brent is committed to serving his community. He sits as the Mayor’s appointee to the Dallas City Plan Commission, and he is a member of the board of his synagogue.

Education

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., highest honors, 2014
Vice-Chancellor; Order of the Coif
Texas Law Review, 2012-14; Notes Editor, 2013-14

Washington University, St. Louis
A.B., honors, 2009

Judicial Clerkship

The Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014-15.

Associations/Affiliations

Dallas City Plan Commission, Commissioner, Vice Chair of Thoroughfare Committee

Congregation Shearith Israel, Board of Directors, Chair of 20s and 30s Council

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Judiciary Committee Co-Chair, 2018-19 Leadership Class Member

Jewish Community Relations Council, Executive Committee Member

Dallas Bar Association, Memorial and Resolution Committee

Greenhill School Alumni Association, Board Member

Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate, 2016-2017

Washington University Club of Dallas

Speeches/Publications

Author, Texas Supreme Court to Put Eight-Corners Rule to the Test, ABA TIPS Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Newsletter (Fall 2019).

Co-Author, Restatement of Liability Insurance: What Does It Mean? Does It Matter?, The Risk Report, International Risk Management Institute (December 2018).

Co-Author, What You Need to Know About Recovery of Attorney’s Fees Under Chapter 38, The Advocate (Winter 2017).

Author, Buchanan v. Warley and the Limits of Substantive Due Process as Antidiscrimination Law, 92. Tex. L. Rev. 477 (2013).

Court Admissions

Texas, 2014

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Honors and Distinctions

Honored as a Rising Star as published in Texas Monthly magazine, 2019.