Mark Rubin

Mark E. Rubin currently serves as the Executive Director of the Virginia Center for Consensus Building (VCCB), where he is responsible for the management of the VCCB, a neutral forum for the provision of public policy mediation services to governmental entities and private stakeholders. His focus is providing mediation services as well as training in negotiation, advocacy and mediation skills for the resolution of public policy problems.

Previously, he served as the Executive Director of Government Relations for VCU and the VCU Health System from August 2010 to July 2014. During his tenure he developed strategies, managed and coordinated government relations activities on the state, local and federal government levels in regard to higher education and health issues. Prior to joining VCU, Mr. Rubin served as Mediator and Arbitrator at the McCammon Group, Ltd, Richmond, Virginia from April 1997 to January 2006, and from January 2010 to the present. His experience in this position focused on public policy, professional malpractice, personal injury, securities, employment and business disputes.

As Senior Advisor (January 2006 to March 2009) and Counselor (March 2009 to January 2010) to Governor of Virginia Timothy M. Kaine, Rubin provided advice on budget and other governance issues, represented the Governor before the General Assembly as part of his policy team, as well as mediated and facilitated public policy issues.

With over ten years of teaching experience, he has served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia, College of William and Mary and the University of Richmond Schools of Law including service as A.L. Philpott Adjunct Chair of Law at the University of Richmond.

From 1978 to 2003 he served as Partner at Shuford, Rubin & Gibney , P.C., in Richmond and practiced law with an emphasis on legislative, administrative and commercial law representation as well as mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Rubin is a 1976 graduate of the University Of Virginia School Of Law. He received his B.A., Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1973.