Reuben S. Kerben received his bachelor’s degree in 2004 from the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University (B.S., Business Management), and earned his J.D. in 2009 from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. During college Mr. Kerben received several awards following his participation in business competitions, including the Syracuse University Panasci Business Plan Competition, the Yeshiva University Dr. William Schwartz Student Business Plan Competition and the Palo Alto Software Business Plan Competition.
Prior to law school, Mr. Kerben was the founder and chief executive officer of Spiral Universe Inc., a cloud based educational software company which was later acquired by Software Technology, Inc.
Mr. Kerben is active in the Firm’s mass tort practice, focusing in the areas of pharmaceutical liability and defective medical devices. Currently, he is involved with cases associated with prescription drugs, such as Risperdal and Zofran, and defective medical devices, such as Transvaginal Mesh and Mirena IUD.
Mr. Kerben has argued appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and has represented defendants in felony trials in New York City. Mr. Kerben is committed to pro bono practice; having represented many immigrant children facing deportation before the Immigration Courts in New York, New York.
Mr. Kerben is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.