Gregory J. Rubis is special counsel in the Financial Services Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Princeton office.
Focusing on banking, securities and corporate law matters. Mr. Rubis practiced previously in California, New York and Washington, D.C. as a partner in two law firms, and has represented dozens of clients before the federal bank regulatory agencies, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and various state banking and securities regulators across the country.
Before joining Pepper, Mr. Rubis was counsel with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in New York, where he negotiated enforcement documents, participated in bank examinations, coordinated action with Federal Reserve and FDIC staff, and provided advice regarding supervision of banks, federal branches and agencies, and trust banks. His advice included analysis and interpretation of licensing, asset management and BSA/AML/OFAC issues. Before that, he served the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a senior attorney in its Office of Thrift Supervision, working on federal banking, securities and corporate matters concerning savings associations and holding companies.
Mr. Rubis started his legal career in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance, and then with the bank fraud task force within the Division of Enforcement. That government service included a detail where Mr. Rubis tried criminal cases before juries as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.