Alexandra B. Rubin
ALEXANDRA B. RUBIN has more than a decade of experience advising public and private entities and their employees. Alex concentrates her practice on issues related to general municipal law, labor and employment matters, state ethics and public records law, and boards of health. Her experience and background in public health and employment law has made her a valuable asset to clients during the COVID-19 pandemic and in planning for the "new normal" post-pandemic.
Prior to joining Miyares and Harrington, Alex was a Deputy General Counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health where she advised the agency and its programs on matters pertaining to employment law, open meeting law, state ethics and public records law, federal law and regulatory compliance including FERPA, HIPAA, and WIC, and issues pertaining to school health law and federal and state emergency preparedness. She has experience both prosecuting and serving as a Hearings Officer in health professions licensure matters for the Boards of Nursing and Dentistry.
Before government service, Alex was an associate at an international AmLaw 100 firm, where she focused on labor and employment counseling and litigation for clients including medical organizations, private educational institutions, and a variety of non-profit organizations. She has represented public and private employers in cases involving discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour laws, and provided guidance to employers on matters related to disciplinary action, employee trainings, internal investigations, and employee handbooks.
Alex is admitted to all Massachusetts state and federal courts and has appeared in administrative proceedings at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, the Department of Public Health, and the Division of Administrative Law Appeals. She began her legal career as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Maureen McKenna Goldberg, Senior Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Alex earned her law degree magna cum laude from Suffolk University Law School where she served as Executive Editor of the Suffolk University Law Review. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Rhode Island and its Honors Program, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communications.