Andrew I. Rubin

Andrew I. Rubin is an associate attorney at Rubin, Winston, Diercks, Harris & Cooke, L.L.P.. Mr. Rubin utilizes his versatility to support the partners with their diverse legal specialties while pursuing his own practice counseling clients on marine natural resource and maritime issues.

Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Mr. Rubin was a John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow working with the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Management Division at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (“NOAA”).  Mr. Rubin has repeatedly worked for the ocean conservation group, Oceana, most recently leading research on the report Paths to Fisheries Subsidies Reform: Creating sustainable fisheries through trade and economics. During law school at the University of Miami, he studied Ocean and Coastal Law and interned with the NOAA’s Office of General Counsel, International Section and the U.S. Coast Guard, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate General for District 7. Prior to law school Mr. Rubin was a International Fisheries and Trade Fellow with Oceana where he helped build a bipartisan congressional coalition that advocated for a strong U.S. position against fisheries subsidies during World Trade Organization negotiations.

Practice Specialty Details

Administrative Law and Regulatory Affairs
Environmental Law
Maritime Law
Municipal Law
Government Relations
Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


University of Miami School of Law, J.D. Class of 2014
University of Rochester, B.A. Class of 2009
Marine Planning Advancement Training, Duke Nicholas School of the Environment, Spring 2016

Professional & Civic Affiliations 

D.C. Bar Environment, Energy, and Natural Resource Community, Steering Committee, Oceans Chair
East Coast Shellfish Growers Association
Maryland State Bar Association, Heroes on the Half Shell program
American Fisheries Society


CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Marine Ecology and the Law