Rubin Pusha, III represents public and private businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, in a variety of complex business transactions. He is smart, savvy and strategic and because of that, he takes pride in learning about and really getting to know his clients’ businesses, in order to help them achieve their goals and aspirations.
Specifically, Rubin focuses his practice on assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions, private placements, corporate governance issues, and general commercial matters. The more he understands about his clients’ business structures, products and people, the better counsel he can provide regarding customer retention and expansion, driving revenue and raising capital.
Clients find it easy to work with Rubin because he cares about them and the work he does. He is a strong advocate, which is evident in his efforts to best position an entity for success in its business dealings and to defend those entities to his fullest capacity.
As such, he is very intentional about making connections and building bridges. Through his client interactions and interactions with his fellow legal practitioners – both inside the firm and outside the firm – Rubin strives to develop relationships with those individuals and entities. He believes that beyond his advice and counsel, he can also help his clients succeed by connecting people, which connects future opportunities for growth and expansion.
Tangential to his corporate transactional work, Rubin understands the impact of mergers, acquisitions and dispositions on an entity and the financial challenges that can result to that end, he advises clients in complex real estate transactions, including the representation of financial institutions and special servicers, in the disposition of multifamily and industrial, developed real property through the state court receivership process and in the purchasers of assets through federal bankruptcy court and Article 9 sales.
Additionally, he guides independent systems operators and related clients in commercial loan workouts and bankruptcy matters related to the purchase, sale, and transmission of energy resources.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg full-time, Rubin was a summer associate. He also gained substantial experience as a summer associate at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; a federal judicial intern for the Hon. Avern Cohn, US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; and an intern for the Chatham County (Savannah, Georgia) Juvenile Courts.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, Indianapolis Charter School Board
Board member, Indianapolis Urban League
Board member, Indiana Association of Corporate Renewal
The Indiana Lawyer, Up and Coming award, 2014
Barnes & Thornburg’s Camille B. Conway Diversity Award, 2018