For the second consecutive year, Mintz Member Jennifer B. Rubin has been selected to the San Diego Daily Transcript’s list of the most influential women in San Diego for her impact at Mintz, the legal industry, and the community. Ms. Rubin was featured in a special report published by The Daily Transcript on February 26.
Ms. Rubin practices employment law at Mintz with three decades of experience advising clients on employment law matters and litigating employment cases. Her clients range from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies and business executives in the technology, financial services, publishing, professional services, and health care industries.
Notably, Ms. Rubin is a prominent thought leader on the #MeToo movement’s impact on the American workplace, and gender parity in the boardroom. Over the past year, she has addressed the impact of influential California laws, including independent contractor bill AB 5, and SB 826, California’s groundbreaking gender parity law for public company boards, and published in and was recognized for her expertise in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Law360 and Corporate Counsel.
Outside of her legal practice, Ms. Rubin serves as Co-Chair of the Workplace Equity & Civility Initiative, a collaborative effort led by Lawyers Club of San Diego to create more equitable and civil workplaces in the San Diego region through the adoption of a written commitment and bystander empowerment training.
Ms. Rubin is also an advocate for 2020 Women on Boards, a global education, public awareness, and advocacy campaign urging corporations to meet or exceed 20% women directors on their boards by the year 2020. In addition, she serves as a faculty member with The Honor Foundation, a San Diego–based nonprofit—now operating nationwide—that assists former Navy SEALs, Marine Raiders, Green Berets and other Special Operators as they transition from military service to the private sector.