Donald Rubenstein

Donald P. Rubenstein


Don is a member of the Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Financial Services Litigation. He regularly represents financial institutions in all manner of consumer claims asserted on a classwide and individual basis, and on loan enforcement actions. He has considerable experience in litigating complex business tort, real estate and construction lawsuits. He also handles a variety of commercial disputes involving claims of unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets and violation of non-competition agreements. He has also represented owners, developers, construction managers and contractors in California in cost overrun, construction-defect actions, and delay claims, and mechanics' liens and other nonpayment claims. He regularly handles all manner of real estate sales and lease disputes.

Employment History

  • 2003 - Reed Smith
    • Head of the firm's Northern California Commercial Litigation group (2003 - 2008)
  • 1998 - Crosby Heafey Roach & May (combined with Reed Smith in 2003)
  • 1985 - Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon