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Jeffrey W. Rubin

Jeffrey W. Rubin

Financial Accounting Foundation
Vice President and General Counsel
Norwalk, CT, USA

Jeffrey Rubin's practice focuses on domestic and international securities transactions, corporate finance transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. In the securities area, Jeffrey has represented issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placement transactions, with an emphasis on international transactions. Over the past few years, he has also represented private equity funds in connection with technology and other portfolio investments.
Among the numerous acquisitions in which Jeffrey has been involved are the acquisitions of a movie studio, television network, and publishing house on behalf of an international media and entertainment company. He has assisted clients in the disposition of a wide range of businesses, including technology companies, commercial printing companies, and businesses in the trade show, radio, and publishing industries. Many of the transactions in which he has been involved have required extensive international coordination.

In August 2012, Jeffery was honored by the American Bar Association Business Law Section, and awarded the Section Chair's Award, given annually to the section member who has contributed most significantly to the section and its members.

Jeffrey has been named in The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2006-2012 and New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2011.


  • Represented a leading international media and entertainment company in a variety of securities transactions, aggregating in excess of $10 billion, including offerings of approximately $2.2 billion of senior and exchangeable debt.
  • Acted as principal securities counsel for a major U.S.-based media and entertainment company in connection with its $2.8 billion initial public offering, and in subsequent securities transactions by this company.
  • Represented a UK-based broadcasting company in connection with its $1 billion initial public offering, and subsequent debt and equity offerings aggregating approximately $2.5 billion.
  • Represented the acquirer in the acquisition of a large television station group for $5.3 billion.

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