NEW YORK CITY/ HACKENSACK, N.J. – September 10, 2015 – Cole Schotz P.C. announced today that attorney David Rubenstein has joined the firm’s New York office as a member in its Real Estate Department, effective August 17. Mr. Rubenstein is a seasoned real estate transactional attorney who joins the firm from Levitt & Boccio, where he was a partner.

“David possesses a unique understanding of the core business needs of his clients,” said Richard W. Abramson, Co-Chairman the firm’s Real Estate Department. “His breadth of knowledge and ability to navigate complex negotiations will be an incredible asset to the firm and the clients we serve.”

Mr. Rubenstein has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, representing developers, landlords, tenants, entrepreneurs, investors and more in his nationwide practice. He advises clients on a variety of real estate related matters, including shopping centers, office and residential development, sales, acquisitions and leasing. He also has extensive experience in real estate matters relating to restaurants, bars and night clubs, including signature restaurants of several of the world’s top chefs.

“The Cole Schotz real estate team has an established reputation of outstanding client service in New York and across the nation,” said Mr. Rubenstein. “I’m looking forward to working with this group of exceptional attorneys.”

Mr. Rubenstein earned his J.D. degree from Syracuse University College of Law and his B.A. from The University of Hartford.

About Cole Schotz:

Cole Schotz serves clients nationally from its offices in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Texas.  The firm represents a variety of entities including private equity firms, hedge funds, closely-held businesses, Fortune 500 companies, as well as select individuals.  Founded in 1928, the firm has grown to over 130 attorneys who work in eleven primary areas of practice:  Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring, Construction Services, Corporate, Finance & Business Transactions, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Real Estate, Real Estate Special Opportunities, Tax, Trusts & Estates and White Collar Defense & Investigations.