Gina Rubel Reappointed Co-Chair of Law Firm Risk Management Committee by Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor Wesley Payne
Legal marketing and law firm crisis communications expert to lead the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Law Firm Risk Management Committee for the fourth year
PHILADELPHIA (January 2022) – Furia Rubel Communications, Inc., an award-winning, integrated marketing and public relations agency, is pleased to announce that founder and CEO Gina Rubel has been reappointed co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Law Firm Risk Management Committee by Wesley R. Payne, 95th Chancellor. The committee advises the organization’s members on preparing for and managing law firm risks including cybersecurity, behavioral health, mergers and acquisitions, lawsuits, natural disasters, workplace violence and myriad issues facing law firms and their clients today. Rubel formed the committee under 2019 Chancellor Rochelle M. Fedullo.
“Gina has done great work as the co-chair of the Law Firm Risk Management Committee over the past four years, and we are delighted that she will continue to serve in this role. Gina and co-chair, Mark McCreary, also co-chair of Fox Rothschild’s Privacy and Data Security Practice, have provided the Philadelphia Bar Association with helpful new programs and resources. We look forward to benefiting from their knowledge and experience in the future,” said Payne, Partner at White and Williams, LLP and Judge Pro Tem for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
“Risk management is a vital part of ensuring the long-term success of any law firm. I am honored to continue this important work with Mark,” said Rubel. “I look forward to continuing to help members navigate risks and create plans to maintain stability and security.”
An attorney and law firm public relations expert, Rubel supports law firm growth and profitability through integrated legal marketing, public relations, reputation and crisis management, and content marketing. She regularly is called upon by law firm leaders for high-stakes public relations, media training, crisis planning, trial publicity strategy, and incident-response support, including high-profile litigation media relations. She is listed among Lawdragon’s top 100 consultants and strategists to the legal profession worldwide, and her agency has been ranked No. 1 by the National Law Journal, The Legal Intelligencer, and other ALM publications.
Active in business associations and among her community, Rubel has served on the Philadelphia Bar Association Board of Governors and chaired several committees during her 25-year membership. She is the co-chair of the Legal Marketing Association’s national Advocacy Committee, the treasurer/secretary of The Justinian Foundation and past chancellor of The Justinian Society, and she is an active member of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association and the Public Relations Society of America Counselors’ Academy. Rubel has published books on law firm public relations which include crisis communications.
A graduate of Drexel University and Widener University School of Law, Rubel and her family live in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Furia Rubel Marketing and Public Relations is a corporate communications and crisis management agency serving clients internationally. The certified woman-owned agency provides strategic planning, marketing, public relations, crisis management, business development, content marketing, and social media services to a wide array of professional service clients. Furia Rubel represents law firms and legaltech organizations, financial, banking and accounting companies, governments and municipalities, and behavioral health and elder care organizations. For more information, visit www.furiarubel.com.