Boston (October 23, 2017) – Rubin and Rudman LLP announced today that it has elected litigation partner John McGivney as its new Managing Partner. McGivney, who joined Rubin and Rudman in 1997, is Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
“With full support from the firm’s Executive Committee, I am pleased to congratulate John on his appointment. I am confident the firm will continue its success under his leadership,” said James H. Greene, former Administrative Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee. “We are in good hands with John at the helm,” added Greene.
As Managing Partner, McGivney will lead the firm’s operational and strategic efforts at a time of significant growth. “I’m humbled by the trust my partners have placed in me in assuming this new responsibility, and I look forward to working with Jim and the other members of the Executive Committee to serve our current and future clients as we position Rubin and Rudman to take on new challenges and seek out new opportunities in this exciting time of growth and innovation in so many fields.” McGivney is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer who has litigated thousands of cases in state and federal courts throughout the country, and arbitrated numerous matters for clients, also serving as an arbitrator and certified mediator in civil litigation. McGivney has also represented clients in matters with the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Massachusetts Attorney General and other state and federal agencies. He has also represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Special Assistant Attorney General in civil rights litigation.
McGivney has deep roots in Massachusetts and in the legal community, having served diverse civic, professional and charitable organizations over the years in many capacities. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School in 1981 and his A.B., magna cum laude, from Boston College in 1978, and served on the Boston College Law School Alumni Council from 2004 through 2008.