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November 14, 2017 - Attorney Arnold G. Rubin named in recently-settled case for ironworker

Attorney Arnold G. Rubin was named in a Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article (November 14, 2017) regarding his representation of an ironworker injured in 2009. The workers' compensation case has been settled for $8.8 million.

November 2017 - U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awards Rubin Law Group with 2018 "Best Law Firms" Recognition for Workers’ Compensation Law - Claimants

Best Lawyers Award Badge For the fourth year in a row, Rubin Law Group receives Tier 1 recognition from U.S. News Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms for excellence in Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants in the Chicago metropolitan listing.

A firm is eligible for an award at either the metropolitan or national level only if they have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Tier 1 ranking is the highest tier to be awarded. To receive a Tier 1 ranking, a law firm must receive consistently high levels of respect from both other leading lawyers and clients in the same community and in the same practice area.

The National and Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings will be published in print in the 8th Edition of "Best Law Firms" and in the Fifth Annual "Legal Issue." All Tier 1 listings are available online November 1.

March 2017 - Arnold G. Rubin presents the Case Law Update at the 4th Annual IICLE Workers' Compensation Law Institute

Mr. Arnold G. Rubin presents the Case Law Update section of the 4th Annual Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) Workers' Compensation Law Institute. The Case Law Update reviews recent Illinois Appellate Court cases that have made a significant impact on the practice. [Links to Part 1 and Part 2]

November 2016 - U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awards Rubin Law Group with 2017 "Best Law Firms" Recognition for Workers’ Compensation Law - Claimants

Best Lawyers Award Badge For the third year in a row, Rubin Law Group receives Tier 1 recognition from U.S. News Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms for excellence in Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants in the Chicago metropolitan listing.

A firm is eligible for an award only if they have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which itself recognizes the top 4% of practicing attorneys in the United States. These awards have both metropolitan and national levels. Tier 1 ranking is the highest tier to be awarded. To receive a Tier 1 ranking, a law firm must receive consistently high levels of respect from both other leading lawyers and clients in the same community and in the same practice area.

The National and Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings will be published in print in the 7th Edition of "Best Law Firms" and in the Fourth Annual "Legal Issue." All Tier 1 listings are available online November 1.

October 2016 - Catherine Krenz Doan recognized as a 2017 Emerging Lawyer by Leading LawyersSM

2017_Doan_EmergingLawyersBadgeMs. Catherine Krenz Doan of Rubin Law Group, Ltd. is named a 2017 Emerging Lawyer by her Illinois peers. To be named an Emerging Lawyer, an attorney must be considered one of the top lawyers aged 40 or younger or to be an individual practicing law for less than 10 years. Awards are derived from confidential surveys distributed by Leading LawyersSM. Within each state, less than 2% of all lawyers licensed to practice have been distinguished by this title.

Ms. Krenz Doan's write-up in the 2016 Emerging Lawyers Magazine is available HERE.

Ms. Catherine Krenz Doan's profile on the Leading Lawyers website is available HERE or by clicking on her badge pictured above.

April 2016 - Arnold G. Rubin named Top Workers' Compensation Lawyer in Illinois for 7th Year

For the 7th straight year, Mr. Arnold G. Rubin of Rubin Law Group, Ltd. has been named by his Illinois peers as the state’s top workers’ compensation lawyer. The results of the survey, conducted by Law Bulletin Publishing Company and its Leading Lawyers division, appeared in the March 2016 edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine.

To read an announcement, click HERE.

To view Mr. Rubins acknowledgement by Leading Lawyers Magazine, click HERE.

April 2016 - Mr. Arnold G. Rubin is commended for his outstanding service on the Illinois Workers' Compensation Rules Committee

Mr. Arnold G. Rubin received letters from Governor Bruce Rauner and Joann M. Fratianni, Chairman of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, expressing their gratitude for his years of dedicated service on the Illinois Workers' Compensation Rules Committee.

To read the letters, click HERE.

November 2015 - U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awards Rubin Law Group with 2016 "Best Law Firms" Recognition for Workers’ Compensation Law - Claimants

Best Law Firm 2016 badge Rubin Law Group has received a Tier 1 recognition in the 2016 U.S. News Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms listing for excellence in Workers’ Compensation Law - Claimants. This award marks the second year that Rubin Law Group has been awarded a top-tier spot in the Chicago metropolitan listing.

Awards were given in practice areas at both metropolitan and national levels. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. To achieve a Tier 1 ranking – the highest tier awarded – a law practice must receive consistently high levels of respect from both other leading lawyers and clients in the same community and in the same practice area.

The National and Metro Tier 1 rankings will be published in print in the Sixth Edition of "Best Law Firms" – available online November 2 and in print mid-December.

September 2015 - Rubin Law Group Named to 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

ARGBarRegistrArnold G. Rubin of Rubin Law Group, Ltd. has been named to the 2015 Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersTM. The Bar Register is a definitive guide to the nation’s most preeminent and respected law practices. Only law practices rated as preeminent by colleagues in their field and that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory are included in the Bar Register.

February 23-24, 2015

Arnold G. Rubin of Rubin Law Group, Ltd. previews the discussion on the use of the intoxication defense in workers' compensation cases that will take place at the 2nd Annual Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) Workers' Compensation Law Institute on February 23 & 24, 2015. Catherine K. Doan will also present on the topic of Social Media in workers' compensation law.

 

January 2015

Mr. Rubin named as the #1 Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Illinois for 2015 based upon the surveys conducted by the Leading LawyersSM.

November 2014

BestLawFirmsLogoRubin Law Group, Ltd. has received Tier 1 Rankings in Workers’ Compensation in the 2015 Best Law Firms directory by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.

The 2015 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and the highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which represents the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are listed on a national and metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

Achieving the highest tier, Tier 1, signifies a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge. Consistently impressive ratings are required from both clients and peers.

Press release dated November 3, 2014

August 2014

Arnold G. Rubin was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants. Mr. Rubin was also named the Best Lawyers© 2015 Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants "Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”  

Best Lawyers® biography for Arnold G. Rubin

April 2014

Attorney Arnold G. Rubin was quoted in a Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article dated April 18, 2014 about his representation of an ironworker injured in the August 19, 2005 collapse of a bridge at the junction of Interstate 80 and Interstate 294 that resulted in the death of another ironworker.

A complete account of the settlement is available in the April 18 edition of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

October 2013

Arnold G. Rubin is pleased to announce that Ms. Catherine Krenz Doan has been named a Partner in the firm.

August 2013

Arnold G. Rubin was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”  

Best Lawyers® profile for Arnold G. Rubin

January 2012

video camera link Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) facilitated a program titled The Imact of Workers' Compensation Reform. Mr. Arnold G. Rubin presented on medical issues in the reform policies and answered questions during the final discussion panel.

 
Medical Aspects Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4  
Panel - Q&A Segment 1 Segment 2      

Preview of Medical Issues segment:

2011

Mr. Rubin named as the #1 Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Illinois for 2011 based upon the surveys conducted by the Leading Lawyers Network.

July 2011

video camera link Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) hosted a discussion on Illinois Workers' Compensation Reform with Mr. Arnold G. Rubin and Mr. Lou Cohn.

 

To watch on youtube, click HERE

February 20, 2011

microphone microphone-radio clip Arnold G. Rubin and Catherine Krenz Doan participated in the Legal Forum radio show Sunday, February 20th, at 10:00am. To download, right-click HERE and save. To listen to the show online, use the controls below:

 
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