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David J. Rubin

Research, Financial editing, Bankruptcy, Programming
University of Michigan, New York Law School


  • Has served various roles in the editing and publishing field spanning more than 30 years, including fact-checker, digital programmer, and legal editor.
  • Edited legal content for legal publisher LexisNexis Matthew Bender & Co. for nearly 12 years.
  • Developed software and markup systems for legal research and publishing processes.


David J. Rubin has served various roles in the editing and publishing field, focusing specifically on the subjects of law, software development, photography, and literature. For more than 30 years, he has professionally edited, written, and researched in the publishing and legal worlds on a gamut of subject matter ranging from bankruptcy to behavior forensics and pharmaceuticals. For nearly 12 years, David worked for Matthew Bender & Co., a subdivision of legal publisher LexisNexis. There, he held several hats, including manager of research and development, programmer analyst, and senior copy editor. He also worked for Apple, Inc. as a specialist, curating and editing content for the company, as well as third-party applications.

In addition to fact-checking for The Balance, he produces videography and photography, and also writes fiction.


David earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from the University of Michigan, as well as a Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School.