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Alan J. Rubenstein, Esq.

Executive Vice President

Alan joined Chicago Legal Search as a consultant in 1995 before being promoted to Senior Consultant and Executive Vice President. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin in 1986, Alan received his J.D. in 1990 from the DePaul University College of Law where he was a Law Review member and the Executive Editor of the DePaul Business Law Journal. Alan previously spent five years as a litigation and IP associate with Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon in Chicago. He has been widely quoted as an authority on issues pertaining to the legal search profession in numerous national and local publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The American Lawyer, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Lawyer Magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Alan has served as an invited speaker before the Chicago Association of Legal Personnel ("CALPA"), the Chicago Bar Association and law schools and undergraduate institutions nationally on legal recruiting matters. He has testified as an expert witness and consulted major law firm and corporate clients on attorney placement and career matters. Alan takes a personal approach to serving his candidates and clients which has led to several hundred placements during his twenty-three year career. He is honored to have successfully represented some of Chicago’s most prominent and successful attorneys. Many of his clients today are former placed candidates.  Alan has a long history of passionate commitment to diversity hiring that is well recognized in the industry and he is a member of the Cook County Bar Association. Fortunate to be able to give back, Alan recently retired after eight years of school board service, including six as Board Secretary as a twice elected member of the School Board in Aptakisic-Tripp District 102 and a Governing Board Member of the Special Education District of Lake County (SEDOL).  He also served two terms as a member of the University of Wisconsin Athletics Advisory Board and is a former Board Member and Head Coach of the Vernon Hills Stingers Fastpitch Organization. Alan and his wife Holly recently celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary and are the very proud parents of two daughters.


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