Matt Rubenstein focuses on appellate advocacy, motions practice, and strategic advice throughout all stages of federal and state litigation. Matt has argued before the Seventh Circuit and has drafted briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, numerous federal courts of appeals, federal district and bankruptcy courts, and state intermediate and high courts.
Matt has experience across a range of substantive areas including patent law, securities litigation, and employment law. He also maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented clients in cases raising issues of habeas, immigration, and veterans law. Before joining Jones Day, Matt served as a law clerk to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge James S. Gwin of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. During law school, Matt participated in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and served as a Coker Fellow, providing mentorship and writing support to 1L students.
- Yale University (J.D. 2014; Executive Editor, Yale Law Journal); Harvard University (A.B. in Economics cum laude 2010; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Minnesota, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, and Federal Circuits
Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for Appellate Practice (2022)
- Law Clerk to: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court (2018-2019); Judge David S. Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit (2015-2016); and Judge James S. Gwin, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (2014-2015)