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Jessica Rubenstein represents clients seeking zoning and permit approvals before agencies including the New York City Board of Standards and Appeals, the Department of City Planning, the Department of Transportation, and the Landmarks Preservation Commission. She advises on real estate and land use matters during the pre-application and pre-certification periods, including coordinating the work of consultants such as architects, planners, and environmental experts in support of applications.



  • Intern, Sony Music Entertainment, Copyright Department, 2013
  • Intern, Mattel Inc. D/B/A HIT Entertainment, Legal Department, 2013
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Sabrina Kraus, New York Civil Court, Housing Part, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 2014-Present
  • Member, New York City Bar Association, 2014-Present


  • J.D., cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2014
    • Member, Journal of Conflict Resolution
    • Student Attorney, Indie Film Clinic
  • B.B.A., cum laude, Emory University, Goizueta School of Business, 2011
  • New York
  • New Jersey