Jaffe's Rubin Honored as Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Up & Coming Lawyer" (Friday, November 16, 2018)

SOUTHFIELD, MICH., November 16, 2018 - In recognition of her dedication to her work and local community, Michelle Rubin was named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Up and Coming Lawyers Class of 2018." The recognition honors 30 lawyers who have spent less than a decade in practice and have achieved accomplishments that set them apart from their peers. Jaffe CEO Jeffrey Weiss made the announcement.

Rubin, an associate in Jaffe's Estate Planning Practice Group, focuses on helping her clients successfully manage life's transitions. In her role, she counsels clients, ranging from young families and professional to high net worth individuals, helping them plan for their future throughout the personal and economic stages of their lives.

Taking an active role within the firm, Rubin was one of three associates that developed Jaffe's Associates Committee, which facilities open communication between associates and firm management, as well as plans social and community events geared toward associates and their interests. In addition, she is a member of the firm's Women's Caucus Group, established to help women at the firm manage work-life balance, participate in community outreach and gain valuable self-marketing and business skills. She also serves as co-chair of the Personal and Professional Development sub-committee, helping to inspire and foster her colleagues' bond and professional growth.

Rubin is also deeply invested in giving back to her local community through her active participation in a number of charity organizations, including serving as a: board member of Yad Ezra, a kosher food pantry that provides groceries to families in need: board member and member of the educational loan committee of Hebrew Free Loan; and member of the Jewish Federation's NEXTGen Connect Committee, where Rubin helps young adults within the Jewish community through mentorship, resume support and job assistance.

Rubin earned a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, where she was a note and comment editor of the Wayne Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.