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Jim Rubinger - Reston, VA

12005 Sunrise Valley DriveSuite 200 Reston, VA 20191

Updated: 04/06/2023

Reston Franchising Lawyer


Jim brings over three decades of franchise litigation, arbitration, and mediation experience to Plave Koch. Jim's resume includes some of the most significant cases in franchising.

Jim specializes in franchise and trademark litigation. He has litigated, and won, cases in trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration, across the country and internationally...

About Jim Rubinger

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Franchising
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Trademarks & Unfair Competition
  • Distribution & Supply Chain


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • N.Y. Court of Appeals
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Forum on Franchising, Litigation, Antitrust, and IP sections)
  • Virginia State Bar
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Honors: with high honors
    Honors: Editor in Chief, The George Washington Law Review, Vol. 48
  • Brown University


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Office Information


12005 Sunrise Valley DriveSuite 200 Reston, VA 20191


  • (703) 774-1201



  • 2023 American Lawyer Top Rated Litigator
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers in America
  • International Who’s Who
  • Who’s Who Legal, Global Leader
  • Super Lawyers

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