Edward Rubin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois in 1976 (Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta). He then earned his law degree from the Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law in 1979 and was admitted to practice in Illinois that same year.
Mr. Rubin began his legal career as an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney, where he served for three years. Following this, he gained extensive defense litigation experience, first as an associate at Brodie & Reynolds (1982-1984), next as a partner at Johnson and Bell (1984-1992), and finally as a partner at Goldberg, Weisman, & Cairo (1992-2000). In 2000, Edward Rubin and fellow attorney, Emilio Machado, founded the personal injury law firm of Rubin & Machado.
Mr. Rubin is a member of both the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He has also spoken at seminars for the Chicago Bar Association on the subjects of medical malpractice and construction accidents.
In 2009, Mr. Rubin was selected as an Illinois Leading Lawyer; and in 2010, Mr. Rubin was identified by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer in the area of plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice.