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We are one of the highest regarded family law litigation firms. We truly care about helping make your goals a reality. We put ourselves in your shoes and find you the best solution. We work hard to protect you and your family for both the present and the future.

Derrick A. Rubin, Esq.

DERRICK A. RUBIN, Esq. joined Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. in July 1997. Besides being recognized by Newsday as an expert in matrimonial law, he has numerous years of handling residential and corporate real estate, landlord / tenant, personal injury, estate planning, debtor and creditor, traffic, civil litigation, criminal, and corporate law. Mr. Rubin is also an accomplished trial attorney handling a wide range of family and matrimonial issues of divorce, custody and visitation, domestic violence, neglect, geographic relocation, enhanced earning capacity, Uniform Interstate Family Support Act actions, omnibus pendente lite motions, Writs of Habeas Corpus, Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act issues, restraining orders preventing relocation, determination of marital assets, and appreciation on separate property. Two of Mr. Rubin's matrimonial cases were prominently featured on the front page of the New York Law Journal.


  • Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1984)
  • Business School of the University of New York at Albany (B.S. Business cum laude, 1981)


  • New York State Bar (June 1985)
  • Eastern and Southern District (July 1993)

Awards, Memberships, & Affiliations:

  • 2013 "Around 50" Professionals Award, Long Island Business News
  • Attorney and Board of Trustees, Temple Judea
  • Arbitrator, District Court of Nassau County, 1992-present - Presided over hundreds of cases to date
  • Former Associate Board Member, Parker Jewish Institute
  • Former Treasurer for Roslyn Little League
  • Former Trustee, Parker Jewish Institute Associate Board

Public Offices:

  • Village of Flower Hill, NY
    • Former Mayor
    • Former Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals
    • Former Chairman, Planning Board

Teaching / Lecturing:

  • Presenter, annual legal workshops for mental health professionals
  • Lecturer, staff at Edith L. Slocum School
  • Presenter, Wells Fargo IBO / Paragon event about protecting property in divorce

Practice Areas:

  • Matrimonial and family Law
  • Residential and corporate real estate law
  • Landlord / tenant law
  • Business law
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Traffic violations
  • Criminal defense
  • Civil litigation
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* Based on Long Island Business News Matrimonial and Family Law list for 2013.
** The New York Super Lawyers list is in The New York Times Magazine October, 2010, 2011, & 2012 edition.