Asher Rubinstein, Partner | Asset Protection Law
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Asher  Rubinstein

Primary Practice Areas

Asset Protection
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates
Food, Wine, Restaurant and Hospitality


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D., 1996

University of Michigan
B.A. with distinction, 1991
Asher Rubinstein
Tel: 212-935-3131 Ext. 205
Fax: 212-935-4514
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Asher Rubinstein's practice focuses on domestic and international asset protection, wealth preservation, estate planning, tax planning, tax controversy, offshore tax compliance, and related litigation. Mr. Rubinstein is a recognized expert on offshore entities, foreign banking and IRS compliance issues. Mr. Rubinstein also represents and advises wine, food and restaurant clients.

Mr. Rubinstein provides legal representation to clients on issues including the preservation and protection of assets and private wealth, domestically and offshore, income tax planning, estate planning and asset-protection-related litigation in state and federal courts on the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Rubinstein has represented clients in a range of transactions including cross-border business ventures and investments, banking and finance. He has established domestic and offshore investment funds, partnerships and joint ventures. He has provided advice and consultation regarding U.S. tax, regulatory and other governmental compliance, as well as drafted asset protection legislation for a foreign government.

Food, Wine, Restaurant and Hospitality law blog icon Mr. Rubinstein has represented foreign and domestic clients including high net worth individuals, celebrities, art collectors, entrepreneurs, hedge fund owners, financial professionals, bankers, international investors, internet executives, designers, restaurateurs, wine importers, multinational corporations and family offices.

Mr. Rubinstein also represents and advises wine and spirits producers, importers, restaurant owners and others in the food, wine and hospitality industries.

In the News

Mr. Rubinstein has been interviewed and appeared in various world media, including:
  • The New York Times
  • Bloomberg Financial News (Radio, TV and Internet)
  • Bloomberg Business Week
  • CNBC Television (U.S., Europe and Asia)
  • Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal
  • Reuters News Service
  • The Times of London
  • Forbes
  • National Public Radio (NPR)
  • Real Estate Business Online
  • Wealth Briefing
  • World Wide Tax Daily
  • Tax Notes International
  • Tax Notes Today
  • The Wealth Net
  • Le Matin (Switzerland)
  • Schweizer Fernsehen (SRF) (Swiss TV)
  • Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) (Switzerland)
  • Swiss Info News
  • Vaterland (Liechtenstein)
  • Der Standard (Austria)
  • Indus Business Journal (India)
  • Banking, Finance & Markets (India)
See videos of Mr. Rubinstein interviewed on Bloomberg

Published Works