February 19, 2019
Jaffe’s Rubenfire Honored as Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leader in the Law”
SOUTHFIELD, MICH. – Mark Rubenfire, partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. was named to the Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leaders in the Law Class 2019.” The recognition honors 30 lawyers who have made outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan and set an example for other lawyers. They have demonstrated tremendous leadership and offer a wealth of expertise in many areas of law.
For more than 30 years, Rubenfire has been dedicated to real estate law. He serves as partners and practice group coordinator of Jaffe’s Real Estate Practice Group, one of the Firm’s flagship practices. With expertise in all aspects of real estate law, he has been involved in thousands of real estate transactions and serves as a vital resource to his clients and mentor to Jaffe attorneys.
Rubenfire has a long history in Detroit real estate. He has witnessed the city’s decline and its recent resurgence and is currently helping real estate companies successfully navigate Detroit’s exploding housing and commercial markets with sophisticated legal counsel. And while he’s passionate about doing his part to support Detroit’s redevelopment, his practice is anything by local. Rubenfire has managed transactions all over the state, region, and country, including overseeing the legal aspects of one client’s acquisition and financing of over 120 properties over the last 20 years.
Rubenfire earned a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude and order of the coif, from Wayne State University Law School, where he served as associate editor of the Wayne Law Review, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in business, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan.
Rubenfire serves as president and board member of the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, the Village Square Subdivision Homeowners Association and board member of the Gary Burnstein Free Health Clinic. His long-term commitment to law has garnered him a number of recognitions, including Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyer, Dbusiness Top Lawyer, and Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Attorney.