Ms. Rubio-Spring’s representative experience includes:
- Defending a generic pharmaceutical company in consolidated antitrust class action litigation challenging “reverse payment” settlement agreements;
- Defending a national mortgage lender in Massachusetts state court against a borrower’s claim that the bank committed waste as mortgagee in possession and obtained dismissal at the close of plaintiff’s evidence at trial;
- Representing private equity firms in complex post-closing disputes in Delaware state court at various stages of litigation including through trial;
- Defending a national mortgage lender in federal courts, in lawsuits arising from residential mortgage-backed securities, and other mortgage-related practices brought by sophisticated institutional investors, including banks and insurance companies; and
- Defending a national mortgage lender against a municipality asserting claims under the Fair Housing Act in federal court.
Ms. Rubio-Spring’s pro bono experience includes:
- Challenging Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s practice of arresting immigrants in and around state courthouses in the Commonwealth;
- Representing unaccompanied minors seeking asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile status in immigration and related state court proceedings;
- Representing both defensive and affirmative asylum-seekers in immigration proceedings; and
- Representing a tenant in a landlord tenant dispute presenting novel questions of law.
Ms. Rubio-Spring was honored to receive the firm’s 2018 Robert B. Fraser Pro Bono Award for her commitment to pro bono work.
Ms. Rubio-Spring’s leadership roles include membership on Goodwin’s local leadership council for the committee on racial and ethnic diversity in Boston, and she is deeply involved in Goodwin’s diversity and inclusion efforts. In 2016, she was selected to participate in the firm’s inaugural class of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Pathfinder Program, a program focused on professional development for diverse, high-potential, early-career attorneys.
Ms. Rubio-Spring is actively involved in the community and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Hispanic National Bar Association, and the Boston Bar Association. She serves on the leadership team of the Hispanic National Bar Association as a Deputy Region I President. She also serves on the Steering Committee for the Boston Bar Association’s Commercial and Business Litigation Section. In addition, she serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Project Citizenship, a Boston-based nonprofit whose mission is to break down barriers for legal permanent residents to become United States citizens.