Judicial Appointments

Courts have appointed Professor Rubenstein to serve as an expert witness or to argue appeals/motions on issues ranging from class certification to attorney’s fees:

Opiate Litigation

Professor Rubenstein served as an expert consultant to the Court on complex class action settlement structures and complex fees issues in the National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL 2804.

NFL Concussion

Professor Rubenstein served as a court-appointed expert witness on complex attorney’s fees questions in the NFL Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation, MDL 2323.

2nd Circuit Appeal

Professor Rubenstein, at the invitation of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, served as an advocate for affirmance of a District Court’s fee decision in a complex securities class action.


Professor Rubenstein served as a neutral mediator aiming to help resolve a complex problem in a civil rights class action pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.