Ben B. Rubinowitz

New York City, New York
Experience: 36 years
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Language(s) Spoken by Ben B. Rubinowitz

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Fees

  • Free Consultation

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New YorkSince 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of New YorkSince 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern Districts of New YorkSince 1982

Professional Experience

  • Managing Partner Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf Current

Education

  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University J.D. 1981
  • Boston University B.A. 1978Honors: magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Awards

  • Robert E. Keeton award for excellence in teaching National Institute for Trial Advocacy 2014
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year Best Lawyers
  • "Top 100" lawyers in the New York Metro area New York Times
  • AV rating Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Rated by Super lawyers Super Lawyers

Professional Association

  • New York State Bar #887804 Member Current
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates #887805 Member Current
  • The International Academy of Trial Lawyers #887806 Fellow Current
  • International Society of Barristers #887807 Fellow Current
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association #887808 Member Current
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association #887809 Dean Current
  • New York State Bar Association #887810 Member Current
  • New York County Lawyers Assocation #887811 Member Current
  • American Board of Trial Advocates #887812 Past President of the New York City Chapter Current

Articles & Publications

  • Wrongful Death: Voir Dire as a Bridge to Summation New York Law Journa October 27, 2014
  • Videotaping IMEs: a Corollary to Defense Surveillance New York Law Journal August 26, 2014
  • Making the Most of Omissions: When Critical Facts Are Left Unsaid New York Law Journal June 23, 2014
  • Direct Examination of the Economist New York Law Journal May 19, 2014
  • Case for the Rhetorical Question as a Summation Technique New York Law Journal February 24, 2014
  • Exposing Expert Witness' Bias During Cross: Collateral Attack New York Law Journal December 23, 2013
  • Turning the Table: Cross-Examining IME Doctor Using Video of Exam New York Law Journal October 28, 2013
  • Summation: More than a Final Argument, New York Law Journal New York Law Journal August 26, 2013
  • The Use of Video Depositions at Trial New York Law Journal July 15, 2013
  • Preparing For and Defending Against the Collateral Attack New York Law Journal April 29, 2013
  • Focusing on the Witness’ Answers and Asking Follow Up Questions New York Law Journal February 22, 2013
  • Trying a Labor Law Case With a Sole Proximate Cause Defense New York Law Journal January 9, 2013
  • Cross Examination: Comparison of Different Approaches New York Law Journal October 23, 2012
  • Oratory Techniques for Effective Opening Statements and Summations New York Law Journal September 11, 2012
  • Controlling Witnesses on Direct and Cross New York Law Journal June 19, 2012
  • Aggravation of a Pre-Existing Medical Condition New York Law Journal April 23, 2012
  • Examining the All-Purpose Expert New York Law Journal December 29, 2011
  • Proving Liability Through Injuries New York Law Journal October 28, 2011
  • Good As Gold: Using Analogies and Short Stories In Summation New York Law Journal June 28, 2011
  • Dealing with Damages In Voir Dire and Summation New York Law Journal April 25, 2011
  • Depositions: An Important Tool for Trial New York Law Journal April 23, 2011
  • Using The Internet As A Tool For Cross Examination New York Law Journal February 28, 2011
  • Common Mistakes on Direct Examination December 28, 2010
  • Proving Your Case Through Adverse Witnesses November 1, 2010
  • Preserving and Protecting the Trial Record August 30, 2010 August 30, 2010
  • The Adverse Direct Examination of a Defendant Doctor July 6, 2010
  • Cross Examination, Dealing With Changing Testimony: From Set Up to Knock Down April 22, 2010
  • Exposing Biased Testimony on Cross February 23, 2010
  • Control During Cross Examination: Stopping The Run Away Witness November 19, 2009
  • Dealing With Weaknesses and Maintaining Credibility October 20, 2009
  • Trial of A Soft - Tissue Knee Injury Case August 27, 2009
  • Rethinking The Chronological Presentation of Evidence July 28, 2009
  • Jury Selection: Dealing With Damages in Era of Tort Reform Trial Advocacy December 23, 2008
  • The Cross Examination of the Defense Economist October 31, 2008
  • The Art of Jury Selection: Working With Challenges August 28, 2008
  • Cross-Exam of Vocational Rehabilitation Experts July 31, 2008
  • Getting the Big Picture: using Exhibits Throughout a Trial July 31, 2008
  • Prep is Key to Cross-Examining Medical Witness May 29, 2008
  • Focusing on the Negative in an Independent Medical Exam May 15, 2008
  • Focusing on the Negative in an Independent Medical Exam May 15, 2008
  • Redirect Examination November 29, 2007
  • Proving Damages in a Wrongful Death Case October 23, 2007
  • Jury Selection: Time Constraints and Weaknesses in Cases August 29, 2007
  • Using Operative Terms From Jury Charge in Cross-Exam July 26, 2007
  • Authoritative Texts and Cross-Exam of Medical Experts July 6, 2007
  • Compendium of Trial Advocacy Drills NITA 2006
  • Hypothetical Questions on Cross December 29, 2006
  • The Use of Hypothetical Questions as Weapons at Trial October 31, 2006
  • Common Mistakes and Simple Remedies September 21, 2006
  • Introduction of Exhibits in Civil Cases July 25, 2006
  • Continuing to Try Your Case After the Summations May 4, 2006
  • Impeachment With a Prior Inconsistent Statement January 6, 2006
  • Who's Up First? Issues Related to Order of Summation October 25, 2005
  • The Trial of a Soft Tissue Injury Motor Vehicle Case September 21, 2005
  • The Virtue of Patience: Setting Up Expert Witness on Cross-Exam July 27, 2005
  • The Opening Statement in the Herniated Disc Case May 5, 2005
  • Medical Malpractice: Using Defendants' Evidence Against Them December 30, 2004
  • Voir Dire in Medical Negligence Cases: A Plaintiff's Perspective October 28, 2004
  • Tips on Narrative Direct Examination September 23, 2004
  • The Use of Photographs in Personal Injury Cases July 29, 2004
  • Direct Examination of a Hostile Witness, May 6, 2004
  • The Cross Examination of the Radiologist in a Soft Tissue Case November 3, 2003
  • Economic Testimony: From Lay Witness to Economist July 31, 2003
  • Cross-Examination of Medical Doctors: Recurrent Themes May 3, 2003
  • The Freeze-Frame Technique: A Method for Exposing Key Points November 29, 2002
  • Direct Examination is an Overlooked Art Within Trial Practice October 29, 2002
  • The Voice of Reason: A Powerful Approach to Cross Examination August 19, 2002
  • Cross-Examination: The Basics July 31, 2002
  • Dealing With Monetary Damages from Voir Dire to Summation November 29, 2001
  • The Tale of the Tape: Dealing with Video Surveillance of Your Client October 29, 2001
  • The Use of the Analogy During Trial September 22, 2001
  • The Use of the Rhetorical Question on Summation May 16, 2001
  • Direct Examination of a Medical Expert November 28, 2000
  • The Opening Statement October 24, 2000
  • Cross-Examination of a Medical Expert: Collateral Attack August 22, 2000
  • Cross-Examination of a Medical Expert July 25, 2000
  • Jury Selection May 23, 2000

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