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Jim Rubin Named Chairman of ARIAS-U.S.

CHICAGO, November 22, 2016 – James I. Rubin, a founding partner of the Chicago-based law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP and co-head of the reinsurance litigation and arbitration practice, has been named Chairman of The AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society, ARIAS-U.S.

Rubin was named the “Global Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyer of the Year 2010” by The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, in conjunction with the ABA Section of International Law; he has also been cited for excellence by Chambers USA, Legal 500, Leading Lawyers, Illinois Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, Lawdragon’s Leading 500 Lawyers, and Legal Media Group’s Top 25 American Insurance/Reinsurance Lawyers, among other accolades.

The AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society, ARIAS-U.S., is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving the insurance and reinsurance arbitration process for the international and domestic markets.  Founded in 1994, ARIAS-U.S. provides initial training and continuing education in the skills necessary to serve effectively on an insurance/reinsurance arbitration panel.  In addition, ARIAS-U.S. certifies a pool of qualified arbitrators that parties involved in a dispute can use to find the appropriate persons to resolve the matter in a professional, knowledgeable and cost-effective manner.

Formed in 1980, Chicago-based Butler Rubin assists clients nationally and internationally in complex business disputes, including antitrust law, class actions, defense of corporate directors and officers, labor and employment law, reinsurance, insurance, healthcare litigation, and insolvency.