David S. Rubin


David is a partner in Nutter’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Benefits practice group. He represents clients in a broad range of industries, including utility and power generation, technology, private equity and financial services, and manufacturing. David also represents non-profit entities in health care, the arts, and social service.

David’s practice encompasses virtually all aspects of labor and employment law.

Labor Relations and Litigation
David regularly represents and counsels unionized employers in collective bargaining, arbitration, and labor relations. He has also represented numerous employers confronting union organizing campaigns, strikes, and picketing. David has brought and defended claims before the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of companies.

Over the course of more than 25 years of practice, David has litigated employment-related cases on behalf of businesses in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. He has defended employers against claims for discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and a variety of other actions. In addition, he regularly advises and represents businesses and executives with respect to non-compete agreements and litigation.

Business Transactions
David represents companies, investors, entrepreneurs, and senior executives in the labor and employment aspects of all types of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and equity investments. He drafts and negotiates complex employment and separation agreements, as well as employee equity and benefit plans.

Employment Law
A substantial part of David’s practice is providing advice to companies on all types of employment law issues. He assists employers in structuring reductions-in-force, and with creating and administering employee benefit plans. David has extensive experience in wage and hour, affirmative action, and WARN Act compliance.