Robert S. Rubin

Robert S. Rubin


Direct: (513) 333-5238

Professional Experience

Robert Rubin’s practice concentrates on all aspects of commercial transactions, including commercial finance, real estate transactions, commercial loan workouts and restructures, and commercial litigation. On the transaction side, Rob represents both lenders and borrowers in a broad range of commercial financing and business transactions, including the purchase, sale and financing of businesses and real estate. He is also a title insurance agent licensed with the Ohio Department of Insurance and writes for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.

Rob represents both Landlords and Tenants in the negotiation, drafting and enforcement of commercial, retail and industrial leases. In the workout field, he primarily represents lenders in documenting loan restructures, in the liquidation of assets, and the enforcement and defense of loan documentation. In the litigation field, he has extensive experience in commercial loan and banking litigation.

Rob regularly represents one of the nation’s largest banks in a broad range of commercial transactions, workouts, and litigation. He also represents a large restaurant franchisee in its acquisition, financing and leasing of more than 50 restaurant facilities.

Mr. Rubin has lectured at continuing legal education seminars for National Business Institute and Lorman Educational Services on the topics of loan documentation, Uniform Commercial Code, and loan workout issues. He has received Martindale Hubbell’s highest peer rating (AV), and his biography appears in Who’s Who in America. Mr. Rubin also serves as a managing member of the Law Firm.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 1979
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio


J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1979
L.L.B., University of Wales (Aberystwyth, UK), 1976

Representative Matters

Represented a national bank in the financing of a $38MM loan to a group of multi-facility nursing home operators.

Represented a group of national banks in the financing of a $25MM revolving loan facility to the owner of consumer debt portfolios.

Regularly represents a national bank and other commercial lenders in middle market ($1MM-$15MM) commercial loan and commercial real estate transactions.

Represented one of three national banks (construction lenders) in connection with several civil suits involving the largest real estate developer fraud case in this region’s history.

Represented a national bank as buyer of a portfolio of consumer loans against a state bank lender claiming a conflicting interest in the assets.

Regularly represents a large regional franchisee in the purchase or leasing, financing, and development of Applebee’s restaurants.

Professional Associations

Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association