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Jeffrey K. Rubin

Partner

Jeffrey K. Rubin is a partner in Conroy Simberg’s West Palm Beach office and focuses on the defense of construction defect, wrongful death, personal injury, and commercial litigation claims. Additionally, Jeff has experience in architect/engineer defense and legal malpractice defense work. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Jeffrey earned a juris doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where he was an officer in three student organizations. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science, with a specialization certificate in international relations, from the University of Florida.

Practice Areas:

Admitted to Practice:

  • The Florida Bar, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2010

Education:

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2007
    • Dean’s List
    • President, Jewish Student Union
    • President, American Constitution Society
    • Editorial Page Editor, The Jeffersonian
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, 2003
  • International Relations Specialization Certificate

Honors & Awards: 

  • Florida Super LawyersRising Star, 2018-2020
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Speaking Engagements: 

  • "Claims Professional Ethics," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, April 2021 
  • "Regulatory Awareness, as Part of the 5 Hour Law and Ethics Update Course for Adjusters," Conroy Simberg Webinar October 2020
  • "The Commonly Uncommon Claims for Damages," Conroy Simberg Webinar, Co-Presenter, May 2020 
  • "Regulatory Awareness, as Part of the 5 Hour Law and Ethics Update Course for Adjusters," North American Risk Services, February 2020  
  • "Claims Challenges: Negotiations, Litigation," North American Risk Services, February 2019  
  • Conroy Simberg Annual Claims Management Seminars, Construction Law Topics, 2014-2018 

Representative Experience:

  • Joseph Kaplan v. Wallace Ford
    • In conjunction with firm partner Jeffrey Blaker, obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case.

  • Nisa Brown v. Karl Corp
    • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a property manager and property owners in a premises liability case. The court determined that seed pods falling from a tree were not a dangerous condition.

  • Plummer and Graham v. Wright Guard (17thJudicialCircut of Florida)
    • Successfully obtained Motion for Summary Judgment in favor of the defendant involving a negligent security wrongful death case.
       
  • O’Donnell v. The Polo Club of Boca Raton  (15th Judicial Circuit of Florida)
    • Prevailed on Motion for Summary Judgment in case involving allegations of vicarious liability, as well as negligent retention, hiring, and supervision. 

  • Trempe v. JW Cheatham, LLC 
    • Prevailed on final summary judgment motion that the defendant roadway contractor was not negligent or a cause of the Plaintiffs’ injuries.

  • Millsaps v. Kaltenbach, et al
    • In conjunction with partner Jeffrey A. Blaker, obtained a defense verdict in favor of defendant in rear-end auto negligence case.

  • XYZ Insurance Company v. Cole, et al
    • Successfully obtained a summary judgment in favor of plaintiff insurance carrier in declaratory action.

  • Stenberg v. Metz
    • Successfully obtained a summary judgment in favor of the defendant in a premises liability case.

  • Anderson Builders, Inc. v. Kritikos
    • Successfully represented a general contractor in defense of counter claims for negligence, breach of contract, and fraudulent lien, leading to four-week trial.