NAAG Roles

Faculty, Center for Legal Advocacy and Faculty Development

Michael Rubin is an Assistant General Counsel in NJ Transit’s Office of the General Counsel, representing the third largest public transportation agency in the United States in a wide variety of practice areas. Prior to this, he practiced civil law and commercial litigation for nearly twenty-five years in New Jersey’s Attorney General’s Office. He also served as NJ Transit’s first Employee Court Advocate, a civilian position within the NJ Transit Police Department that provides advocacy and court services for operational employees who are victims of on-the-job assault. Mike is on the faculty of the National Attorney General Training & Resources Institute and New Jersey’s Attorney General Advocacy Institute, both of which provide training in civil practice and trial advocacy to government lawyers. Mike also teaches a graduate course entitled “Law, Ethics and the Business Environment” at Strayer University. He received a B.A. from Rutgers University and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and began his legal career as a law clerk for a Presiding Judge in New Jersey’s Appellate Division.