Daniel P. Rubel, Of Counsel
Daniel Rubel manages ZEK’s Israel practice in country and is based in the Firm’s Tel Aviv Office. Daniel is a resident of Israel and a certified foreign attorney with the Israeli Bar Association (the “IBA”). He coordinates ZEK’s Israel operations and helped ZEK achieve the accomplishment of being the very first law firm to be certified as a foreign attorney’s office by the IBA.
Daniel has assisted the firm in vastly expanding its operations in Israel including work with Israeli clients on a wide variety of U.S. legal issues such as corporate matters, acquisitions, litigation, lending transactions, SEC filings, banking regulations, compliance issues, cyber security, employment and real estate, and assisting Israeli businesses who have opened new operations in the U.S. Daniel has a very large and prominent network of Israeli business and legal contacts which he regularly utilizes for the mutual benefit of ZEK’s clients and Israeli contacts.
Daniel has significant experience and an active practice in representing large domestic and international companies and financial institutions in complex U.S. litigation including defending class-action lawsuits; defending against lender liability claims; prosecuting commercial mortgage foreclosures, and UCC lien foreclosures; providing coverage opinions and prosecuting cases on behalf of major insurance carriers in issues involving first and third party insurance coverage disputes; advisement and representation of labor unions concerning collective bargaining agreements, work place practices, and internal union policies; the representation of welfare and pension plans in ERISA actions; and representation of major businesses and institutions in disputes in the areas of municipal regulations and zoning provisions, civil rights, adverse possession, restrictive covenants, unfair competition, corporate governance, and employee discrimination. Daniel also has strong experience in advising clients in responding to third party subpoenas including very large document productions, depositions and negotiations to limit or eliminate the scope of the subpoena. He has worked with numerous clients on a variety of corporate matters, compliance issues and securities filings.
Daniel joined ZEK in 2010. Prior to joining ZEK, Daniel was a Court Attorney for the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, and a senior attorney at a well-known New York law firm.