Chad J. Rubin: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Chad J. Rubin

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1204

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mutual Funds
Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1204
Fax: 215 405 3863
University Duke University, B.A., 2000
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2003
Admitted2003, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
BornPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, February 10, 1978

Chad J. Rubin represents independent trustees of mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs). He advises independent trustees with respect to their duties under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and state law. In this regard, he provides advice on a full range of matters, including governance, regulatory and compliance, contract approvals and disclosure issues. Mr. Rubin regularly counsels independent trustees with respect to industry best practices.

Mr. Rubin also has experience representing public and private companies in connection with their capital-raising activities, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities. He also advises companies with respect to SEC regulations, compliance issues and other corporate and securities law matters, such as public reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and communications with analysts and investors. He has substantial experience representing public and private companies in selling and acquiring businesses.

Mr. Rubin is a 2003 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a 2000 graduate of Duke University (B.A.).


• Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2012-present
- Associate, 2009-2011
• WolfBlock LLP
- Associate, 2003-2009

Honors & Awards

• Listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014

Selected Publications

• Co-author, SEC Proposes Disqualifying Bad Actors from Rule 506 Offerings , Duane Morris Alert, June 6, 2011

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Represented Lehigh Gas Partners LP (NYSE: LGP), a wholesale motor fuel distributor, in connection with its $138 million initial public offering. Independent counsel to the independent trustees of mutual funds and exchange traded funds, including a fund group with assets under management in excess of $40 billion. Securities and general corporate counsel to publicly traded companies, including a Fortune 1000 company. Represented a NYSE MKT-traded company in its agreement to acquire a majority equity interest in a full-service investment bank in exchange for the company's contribution of its $45 million equity interest in its broker-dealer subsidiary. Represented a leading NYSE-traded international REIT in its approximately $900 million acquisition of a NYSE-traded REIT. Represented a publicly traded manufacturing company in its acquisition of a privately held manufacturing company for approximately $60 million. Represented a privately held investment firm in its acquisition of a publicly held specialty finance company in an equity exchange. Represented a NYSE MKT-traded company in a debt-exchange transaction. Represented a NYSE-traded company in a follow-on offering of its common stock for a total capital raise of approximately $50 million.
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Chad J. Rubin

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396


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